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A complete blood count or CBC is a blood test that measures many different parts and features of your blood, including:

Red blood cells, which carry oxygen from your lungs to the rest of your body

White blood cells, which fight infection. There are five major types of white blood cells. A CBC test measures the total number of white cells in your blood.

Specimen Type

:  Blood, Plasma EDTA

Report Delivery

:  6 Hours

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What is a complete blood count?

A complete blood count or CBC is a blood test that measures many different parts and features of your blood, including:

Red blood cells, which carry oxygen from your lungs to the rest of your body

White blood cells, which fight infection. There are five major types of white blood cells. A CBC test measures the total number of white cells in your blood.

A complete blood count may also include measurements of chemicals and other substances in your blood. These results can give your health care provider important information about your overall health and risk for certain diseases.

What is it used for?

A complete blood count is a commonly performed blood test that is often included as part of a routine checkup. Complete blood counts can be used to help detect a variety of disorders including infections, anemia, diseases of the immune system, and blood cancers.

Why do I need a complete blood count?

Your health care provider may have ordered a complete blood count as part of your checkup or to monitor your overall health

 

What happens during a complete blood count?

Our expert phlebotomist will take a blood sample from a vein/fingertip in your arm, using a small needle. After the needle is inserted, a small amount of blood will be collected into a test tube or vial. This usually takes less than two minutes. Book CBC test today at the convenience of your home today with CNC Pathlab.

 

Will I need to do anything to prepare for the test?

You don't need any special preparations for a complete blood count.