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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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Hi, i just had a CBC test with low twbc (2.5) what dose that mean ?!

See below: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, your WBC count is lower than normal and you should discuss it with your doctor. See this site for more information on blood cell counts.
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003642.htm. ...Read more

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What does it mean when the lymph% is low on a CBC test?

What does it mean when the lymph% is low on a CBC test?

How low?: The total count and proportion of lymphocytes needs to be looked at. All lab results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the test is usually in the best position to do that. See this site for more info.
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/lym/. ...Read more

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I just received my CBC back. My granulite percentage is low, 22.9 and my lymphocite percentage is high, 74.0. What does this mean?

Need to know: Numbers. What is your total white cell count? All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your liver is shutting down, and your CBC tests are low?

Not enough informati: We can not answer with this information.What do you mean that the liver is shutting down and what is low in cbc. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with CMV in january. When diagnosed my CBC levels were normal. Now my mpv is 8.9 which they are stating as low. What does this mean?

Slightly smaller : Platelets: what is your platelet count? If the count is above 150, 000, the slightly smaller size of platelets will not be of much concern. ...Read more

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My CBC results showed high MCH, NE%, NE#, and LY#, while the MO% was low. I have rheumatoid and other forms of arthritis. What do these mean?

My CBC results showed high MCH, NE%, NE#, and LY#, while the MO% was low. I have rheumatoid and other forms of arthritis. What do these mean?

Medication effect: It is common with RA to have an anemia. It is also common for methotrexate and some of the other RA meds to cause an increase in MCH and especially MCV. MCH is mean corpuscular Hemoglobin. It is a measure of how much hemoglobin is in each cell. NE and LY refers to neutrophils and Lymphpcytes. These are types of white blood cells and can also be affected by your disease and it's treatment. ...Read more

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What does it mean if CBC consistently shows low RBC but normal hematocrit and hemoglobin?

Not much: If blood contains normal amount of hemoglobin, it will carry oxygen to tissues and CO2 to lungs normally. If red cells are a little larger than normal, number of red cells ("RBC") could be slightly low. You could have macrocytosis (large cells) without disease, but might want MD to rule out some causes of it (low B12, low thyroid, increased reticulocytes, and others) just to be sure. ...Read more

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My CBC exame show MCV low 77.3 and MCH low 22.5 what is the causes and is that mean iam treat thalassemia . Hg electrophoresis all normal afsa2?

CBC show MCV low 77.3: The response to iron fortification & the low ferritin suggest that this is more likely anemic patient with multiple myeloma undergoing chemotherapy with lenalidomide who had multiple serum samples drawn before and after chemotherapy treatment
Increased HbA 2: Beta-thalassemia minor
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present a case of an anemic patient with multi ...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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I got my CBC done.I have low hb, low total count, lowpvc, low mcv, low mch, low mchc, high rdw.What does it mean? Other parameters wbcand platelets normal.

Microcytic anemia: You need to have the cause determined. Even if it's common iron deficiency, you need to figure out why along with your physician. Don't accept anything short of a full explanation. Anemia is always serious. Best wishes for better health. ...Read more

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I am wondering what having a high % neutrophil count with a low % lymphocyte count means as every time I have a CBC done it shows this.

Absolute counts?: If both the absolute neutrophil count and the absolute lymphocyte count are within normal range, simply forget about it. It's you. Trust you are HIV negative. If the absolute lymphocyte count is below 1000, or the absolute neutrophil count consistently above 10000, a hematology consult might be in order. Glad you are proactive; best wishes. ...Read more

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35 month old - ptt came back 42 normal range 26-39. Pt / INR normal. Cbc normal but notated platelet clumps +1, segs couple numbers high, lymph absol - little low. What could this mean.

35 month old - ptt came back 42 normal range 26-39. Pt / INR normal. Cbc normal but notated platelet clumps +1, segs couple numbers high, lymph absol - little low. What could this mean.

Needs follow-up: Prolonged PTT can be a transient phenomenon after "viral" infection. Expected normalized within 6 weeks. If prolongation persists beyond that period, further work-up would be prudent. ...Read more

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What do both high red and white blood count levels along with low MCH levels and high absolute Neutrophil levels mean on a CBC lab test?

What do both high red and white blood count levels along with low MCH levels and high absolute Neutrophil levels mean on a CBC lab test?

Can't tell: without more information. Discuss this with your physician to interpret how this fits with your symptoms, physical findings, known conditions, etc. Good luck1 ...Read more

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Can menstrual cycle cause low bun on CMP (7 on range Normal: 8-20) & low Lymphs, Abs on CBC (1 on range Normal: 1.2-3.4)? What does null mean on a blood test? Thank you very much for your time.

Can menstrual cycle cause low bun on CMP (7 on range Normal: 8-20) & low Lymphs, Abs on CBC (1 on range Normal: 1.2-3.4)? What does null mean on a blood test? Thank you very much for your time.

See below: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, Your test results do not seem to be a cause for concern. Null=zero
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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I'm 36 weeks pregnant with very low haptoglobin <6, normal liver function blood levels, and normal CBC levels. What could this mean?

I'm 36 weeks pregnant with very low haptoglobin <6, normal liver function blood levels, and normal CBC levels. What could this mean?

Pregnancy: Low haptoglobin is normal during pregnancy but the number that you state is lower than what is usually seen and i would therefore have an evaluation from your ob/gyn to go over these numbers with you. ...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?

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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I've had a low grade fever for 4 weeks. Urinalysis is positive for bilirubin, protein and blood. Cbc shows mono%13. Any idea what all of that means?

I've had a low grade fever for 4 weeks. Urinalysis is positive for bilirubin, protein and blood. Cbc shows mono%13. Any idea what all of that means?

Possibly: The best thing you can do here is to see an infectious diseases expert. You have what is called fever of undetermined origin, and this needs a detailed evaluation, not more antibiotics. Blood in urine is tuberculosis or cancer until proven otherwise. Go see an id doctor now, and good luck, . ...Read more

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Very tired lately, lost weight, have aches in my back and joints. In CBC lymphocytes were high, at 53 and neutrophils were low. What could this mean?

Very tired lately, lost weight, have aches in my back and joints. In CBC lymphocytes were high, at 53 and neutrophils were low. What could this mean?

Aches w/ elev lymphs: Sounds viral. Could be mono? did they do a monospot? Rest, stay hydrated. Tylenol (acetaminophen) for aches. IF no better in 7-10 days or worse, see healthcare provider and suggest monospot test for mono. Good luck. ...Read more

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What does low MCV 74 low MCH 23.7 high RDW 16.6 mean? Everything else normal. CMP ,LDH, CBC- freaking out! Can this be Vitamin Deficiency?

What does low MCV 74 low MCH 23.7 high RDW 16.6 mean? Everything else normal. CMP ,LDH, CBC- freaking out! Can this be Vitamin Deficiency?

Iron deficiency: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, what you provided suggests iron deficiency. Consult the doctor who ordered the tests. You may take oral iron and multivitamin supplements. ...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?

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 does high ly in CBC mean?

Need clarification: Do you mean high lymphocyte count? If so, what is the actual count, relative and absolute. Please provide the actual data for a meaningful opinion. ...Read more

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What causes low rdwr in cbc?

No pathology: There is no pathologic process to cause abnormally low rdw. Patients with beta thalassemia trait may have lower than usual rdw. ...Read more

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Minor abnormality CBC ?What does that mean?

Nothing: Quite a bit of information on a cbc. So without seeing the report hard to know what is referenced here. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my MCH is high in a cbc?

Large red bloodcells: If the MCH level is over 34, this is considered to be too high. The main reason that the MCH level would be too high is because of macrocytic anemia. Macrocytic anemia is a blood disorder in which not enough red blood cells are produced, but the ones that are present are large (thus fitting more hemoglobin). Macrocytic anemia is often caused by having too little vitamin B12 or folic acid. ...Read more

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If granulocytes is high on CBC what does this mean?

Not much: Pay attention only if the absolute granulocyte count is quite high, perhas 8000. This may indicate an infection, and it may be serious especially if there are young forms, toxic granulation or vacuolization. Most often, absoute counts that are a bit high reflect stress; twenty minutes in a cold shower can raise them to double the top of the reference range or higher. ...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