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NEW YORK (360Dx) – The US Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning that ingesting high levels of biotin, also known as vitamin B7, can lead to incorrect lab test results.

The agency said it issued the warning because it is seeing an increase in the number of reported adverse effects related to the vitamin's impact on lab results, including one death of a patient taking high levels of biotin whose troponin tests results were falsely low.

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