Definition of Beta-carotene test
Beta-carotene is the precursor to vitamin A. A test can be done to measures the amount of beta-carotene in blood.
Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington, School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 11/1/2009