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What is a cbc?

What is a cbc?

Blood count: It is a test that quantifies and characterizes certain cells in the blood. Those cell types include red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets. ...Read more

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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Does CBC show blasts?

NOT CLEAR: In some cases it could show blasts without being really bad but in most cases it's not a good thing. ...Read more

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What causes low rdwr in cbc?

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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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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How often should you get a cbc?

When Needed: Only when there is a concern about your health such as anemai or concern about serious infection. ...Read more

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Grandpa has abnormal CBC results?

See your doctor.: CBC results are used to help aiding in many different diagnosis, ranging from anemias, infections (viral, parasite, bacteria), platelet disorders, blood loss, etc... The patient should see a doctor to analyze what the abnormal results are and what further treatment is needed. ...Read more

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Will getting a CBC require fasting?

Will getting a CBC require fasting?

Complete blood count: CBC = complete blood count. The test looks at your red cells, white cells and platelets only. It does not require for you to fast before the test. If, however, other tests are being done at the same time, you may need to fast for those. ...Read more

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What are tear drop cells 1+ found on cbc?

No worry: 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, it is just the shape of some red cells. A few tear drop cells is no cause for concern, especially if your hemoglobin level is normal. ...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