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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

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What and how many diseases can CBC detect?

Complex answer: The CBC or complete blood count shows levels of white blood cells, red blood cells and platelets as well as levels of hemaglobin and hematocrit. Clues to many diseases can be found therein. A very short list. Anemia, infection, cancers of the blood, bleeding disorders. ...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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Hi,how much should we take for cbc checking?

Unclear question: Not sure of the meaning of "how much should we take". Are you referring to money? Medication? Please resubmit question. ...Read more

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Cbc resuts inconsistent. Should i be worried?

Can you explain?: White cell values in particular fluctuate wildly from day to day. If the elements are normally formed, and there is no anemia or thrombocytopenia, I would ignore variability from day to day. There's also the possibility of a switched specimen. If there is something more specific, please ask again. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: cbc?

Blood Analysis: CBC stands for complete blood count. This is a lab test that counts the different formed elements- red and white blood cells, platelets, etc. ...Read more

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How long should it take to report CBC results?

Ask doc.: CBC is a routine test and even in the slowest lab in the most remote part of the country with ancient equipment can't take more than a day to report out. It could sit for several days on your docs desk though... ...Read more

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How accurate is cbc by sysmex 5 part analyzer?

Very accurate: Machine done CBC is more accurate than the test done manually. However, CBC does not diagnose an illness, a qualified person has to interpret the results in the clinical context. 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. ...Read more

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What are smudge cells, as it pertains to a CBC ?

Smudge Cells: Smudge cels are damaged white cells which are associated with chronic lymphocytic leukemia. ...Read more

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Grandfather has abnormal CBC results, what to do?

Autonomy rules: Unless granddad is mentally disabled, he's discussed his results with his physician and has been advised what to do. There are hundreds of different possible abnormalities of the cbc, and if you're actually the caregiver, you'll be instructed what to do. Otherwise, it's his business. You must care very much about him to have asked and i hope his health recovers. ...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