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Cbc showed WBC of 12.7. What does that mean?

Cbc showed WBC of 12.7. What does that mean?

Slight increase: This shows a slight increase in the total number of white blood cells (wbc). It could be due to a variety of reasons- mild infections, meds, for example- get it reviewed with your ordering physician. ...Read more

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Complete Blood Count (Definition)

Share on twitter bookmark & share printer-friendly version a complete blood count (CBC) test measures the following: •the number of red blood cells (rbc count) •the number of white blood cells (wbc count) •the total amount of hemoglobin in the blood •the fraction of the blood composed of ...Read more


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When an exam of vaginal discharge yields white blood cells, does that mean a CBC would show a low WBC count?

When an exam of vaginal discharge yields white blood cells, does that mean a CBC would show a low WBC count?

No: The body produces and distributes white cells as needed. The white blood cells most often found in the vaginal discharge are neutrophilic polymorphonuclear leukocytes, and these are called 'blood cells' simply because they're easily obtained from blood (where they travel) but visit many sites while on their tours of duty. ...Read more

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Can you explain results of CBC test shows high wbc, low hematocrit, low mcv, low mch, high platelet count, low lymphocytes and monocytes - what does it mean?

Can you explain results of CBC test shows high wbc, low hematocrit, low mcv, low mch, high platelet count, low lymphocytes and monocytes - what does it mean?

Iron deficiency?: I'm a lab specialist. Labs mean nothing apart from a history and physical exam, and labs aren't simply "low" or "high" -- HOW low / high is key. You owe it to yourself to get with your physician. If this is iron deficiency (which I suspect, rule out thalassemia), your physician has a duty to find out whether, and WHY -- it means serious treatable illness until proved otherwise. Stay proactive. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: CBC shows WBC increased?

WBC: White blood cell increase in a complete blood count, means there is an increased number of the total group of white blood cells. They are comprised of neutrophils, monocytes, lymphocytes, basophils and eosinophils, with sometimes having blasts present in abnormal states. Elevations can develop for a variety of reasons, with infections being the most common. ...Read more

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Two years ago a cbc showed absolute NEU of 2.06 (wbc=5.7). Last week cbc shows absolute NEU of 1.51 (wbc=4.6). Caucasian adult. Is this a concern?

Two years ago a cbc showed absolute NEU of 2.06 (wbc=5.7). Last week cbc shows absolute NEU of 1.51 (wbc=4.6). Caucasian adult. Is this a concern?

Physiologic variatio: The range of normal for absolute neutrophils is fairly broad, and intended to include the changes due to individual variation as well as physiologic variation. Your values suggest the latter, changes over time due to the natural course of life encountering new and different stimuli. Not to worry. ...Read more

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I did a CBC test recently and these were some of my results WBC 3.4, hb 10.8, haematocrit 35.9, mean cell hb 24.4 & mean cell hb conc 30.1..Is this ok?

Family practice : Your WBC count is a little low. Not real bad however. A viral illness can give your a low level. Your hg is a little low as well. That means you are slightly anemic. Women still with a menstral cycle can and usually are slightly anemic. Iron supplements would be helpful if you are symptomatic. These levels i wouldn't be overly concerned unless you are symptomatic. ...Read more

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On a CBC what does a gr% of 80.5 (h), ly% 11.8 (l), gr#8.5 (h) and mo# 0.7 (h) with normal WBC 10.5 mean?

Mild variation from: Normal. There is slight increase in granulocytes, cells that are involved in acute inflammation. Ifyou had any infection at the time of test, that would explain it. All lab tests need to intepreted in the clinical context. Please see this site for more information. http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/complete-blood-count-cbc. ...Read more

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Should I worry about persistent *relative* lymphocytosis? 3 CBCs in 2 yrs show ~60% lymphs, ~40% neuts (both within absolute ranges, total WBC ~5.5K)

Should I worry about persistent *relative* lymphocytosis? 3 CBCs in 2 yrs show ~60% lymphs, ~40% neuts (both within absolute ranges, total WBC ~5.5K)

Numbers are just...: Numbers are just numbers. Without the whole picture, such as why was labwork done, numbers usually cannot tell much. The result values in this question, in a healthy person, are generally considered normal. One should ask his ordering doctor if the result is ok in the setting of his whole picture. ...Read more

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What does a CBC test mean if the results come back with high WBC and midly low rbc?

What are the results: Lab results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and your doctor who ordered the test is in the best position to do that. ...Read more

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My son has had high grade fever since 2 days. His CBC shows Wbc at the low end @ 4.9 and high monocyte @11.5. What does this indicate?

High monocyte count: Hi, I am assuming your son has been seen and evaluated by his pediatrician? Did he/she order the bloodwork? Most likely, with limited information, a high monocyte count with fever can be due to a viral infection, which most likely is self limited. Normally, I would repeat the cbc when he is healthy again. Also, I recommend you call his pediatrician just to confirm that this is his opinion also ...Read more

Cbc (Definition)

CBC stands for complete blood count. This is a lab test that counts the different formed elements- red and white ...Read more


White Blood Cell (Definition)

Body blood cell that responds to inflamation or infection or ...Read more