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complete blood count

n. Abbr. CBC
The determination of the quantity of each type of blood cell in a given sample of blood, often including the amount of hemoglobin, the hematocrit, and the proportions of various white cells.

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a diagnostic test that determines the exact numbers of each type of blood cell in a fixed quantity of blood.
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Noun1.complete blood count - counting the number of white and red blood cells and the number of platelets in 1 cubic millimeter of blood
blood count - the act of estimating the number of red and white corpuscles in a blood sample
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Following the US FDA approval, the laboratories can report the complete blood count (CBC), white blood cell differential and reticulocyte results as well as prepare, stain and analyze blood smears for abnormal results through a single, integrated process.
Now, laboratories can report the complete blood count, white blood cell differential and reticulocyte results, and prepare, stain and analyze blood smears for abnormal results through a single, integrated process.
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The Complete Blood Count (CBC), one of the most common hematology tests, is performed to evaluate a patient's overall health and detect a wide range of disorders, like anemia and leukemia.
The complete blood count and differential leukocyte count are widely used in clinical practice and appropriate reference intervals are essential for the interpretation of patients' test results1.
Her weight and medicine intake are strictly being monitored every day, while laboratory tests for her complete blood count (CBC) and platelet count are being taken every week to see if they are within the target range.
10 Moreover, they could easily be found in routinely complete blood count which is the initial test checked during evaluation of all pregnant women either ectopic or not.
gov/health/health-topics/topics/bdt/types) National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute says the most common blood test that most of us have received is the Complete Blood Count, which helps detect disorders like anemia, clotting issues and blood cancers.
Complete blood count, comprehensive metabolic panel, and inflammatory markers were within normal limits.
The excessive difference shown in the results when different complete blood count devices were used for platalet volume measurements and the significant variance in MPV values in relation with time with anticoagulation using EDTA (ethylendiamintetraacetic acid) are the most important technical problems accompanying MPV measurement (3).
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