Complete Blood Count/FBC DETAILS
Checks for abnormal increases in blood cells amount and proportion as an index of the hematologic system and many other organ systems
Our Complete Blood Count (CBC) test basically consists of measurement of the following: White Blood Cell count (WBC) and differential counts: Neutrophil, Lymphocyte, MIDS (Monocytes, Eosinophils, Basophils) – both absolute count and percent, Red Blood Cell count (RBC), Hemoglobin, Hematocrit (often referred to as PCV), Red Blood Cell indices (Mean corpuscular volume – MCV, Mean corpuscular hemoglobin – MCH, Mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration – MCHC, and Red blood cell distribution width – RDW). Others are Platelet count and Mean Platelet Volume (MPV). To perform this test you will need to visit your laboratory of choice for the collection of a Blood sample.
Disclaimer: Laboratory test results are NOT to be interpreted as a "stand-alone" item. Test results have to be interpreted after correlating with suitable clinical findings and additional supplemental information/tests. The meaning of your tests results will be explained by your healthcare providers, based on additional information you provide them.