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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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Laboratory testing should include full blood count (followed by haemoglobin electrophoresis if a haemoglobinopathy is suspected), coagulation profile, cavernous blood gases, and urine toxicology (1,3).
Full blood count (FBC) analysis (Beckman Coulter) is used, and leukocyte differential count (LDC), which is not just the count of total white blood cells (WBC) but counts also each WBC type, such as neutrophils, basophils, eosinophils, monocytes, and lymphocytes.
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Thus, tools such as the full blood count, clinical predictors of dengue, [9] and serial follow-up of suspected cases become even more important.
The collected specimen of blood was immediately sent to hospital laboratory for MPV measurement as part of full blood count on a Sysmex auto-analyzer.
Full blood count measurement was subject to strict quality assurance procedures including twice-daily high and low internal quality control, fortnightly quality controls done by the Wuxi clinical laboratory QC scheme (Wuxi, Jiangsu, China) and annual quality assurance as part of Jiangsu clinical laboratory QC scheme.
Automated hematology analyzer Sysmex KX-21 (Nihon Kohden, Tokyo) was used to study full blood count.
5mmol/L, full blood count showed packed cell volume of 33% and neutrophilia of 80%.
Haemogram (CBC: Complete blood count, Full blood count, FBE: Full blood exam) is one of the most commonly requested screening test both in adults and to determine certain types of blood disorders and also it provides valuable information about patients diagnosis, prognosis and response to treatment.
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