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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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Why is my B12 elevated to 1484 when all other CBC and differential are normal?

Why is my B12 elevated to 1484 when all other CBC and differential are normal?

Need more info: While your B12 level is above normal, that in itself is not a cause for concern. However, sometimes it is high due to liver damage and bone marrow disorders. If these are excluded by other tests, then you can ignore it. See this site for more info on this topic. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003705.htm ...Read more

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Will a CBC w/o differential show if something is wrong with my kidneys? Thanks

Will a CBC w/o differential show if something is wrong with my kidneys? Thanks

CBC & renal disease: If you are talking about chronic kidney disease (ckd), a person may have an unexplained anemia. This is usually seen in patients in class 4 ckd and at times class 3. A metabolic panel that would reveal your creatinine, BUN as well as other serum electrolytes would be better. See a doctor to get that blood work done. ...Read more

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I just got results from a CBC with auto differential which indicated a high monocyte percentage of 13.5. Should i be concerned?

Not worrisome: It's not worrisome for the monocytes to be slightly out of normal range, as long as the other components (wbc, hgb, platelets) are normal. ...Read more

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Why is a staff review of a CBC w/differential ordered?

For accuracy: A CBC is a complete blood count. The CBC machine will do a differential count which determines the percentages of the different types of white cells present. If that count is abnormal, or if the machine flags the result as unreliable it will be reviewed by a technologist and/or pathologist. Not all flagged machine differentials are truly abnormal, and abnormal cells may not be identified right. ...Read more

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Can serious infection be present without any abnormality in a cbc?

Yes.: Some very serious infections by viruses, fungi and even some bacteria do not disturb the CBC much. Treat the patient and not the lab! ...Read more

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What is the caus of monocytosis on CBC with w differential, I have 7 of them over the last 4 years, not myoprolifative disorder.Could it b sarcoidosis ?

What is the caus of monocytosis on CBC with w differential, I have 7 of them over the last 4 years, not myoprolifative disorder.Could it b sarcoidosis ?

Monocytosis: Monocytosis often occurs during chronic inflammation. It could occur in certain kinds of infections, blood and immune disorders, maliognancies, in recovery phase from acute infections, storage disorders, and sarcoidosis etc. From your profile it appears you are recevring from ear infection. It could cause monocytosis in certain kinds of infections. ...Read more

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How can you tell mono from a CBC with differential?

How can you tell mono from a CBC with differential?

Atypical lymphocytes: The finding of a peripheral blood smear that is diagnostic of mononucleosis is atypical lymphocytes. They are atypical because when you smear them on the glass slide, they seem to flatten irregularly and look squashed. ...Read more

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Can a CBC with differential blood test determine if a person has ebola?

Can a CBC with differential blood test determine if a person has ebola?

No: That test gives no specific information concerning Ebola, but may be abnormal in a host of different illnesses. ...Read more

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My CBC shows Mild leukocytosis However differential count of (Mononcyte,lymphocyte..etc) normal numbers what does this mean?

My CBC shows Mild leukocytosis However  differential count of (Mononcyte,lymphocyte..etc) normal numbers
what does this mean?

Means: your white blood cell count is slightly high but the types of white blood cells are in the normal range. Your doctor may repeat this value at sometime to make sure it is in the normal,range. It all sounds fine. All the best. ...Read more

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Cbc (Definition)

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


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