Complete blood count (CBC)
Also known as:
CBC, White blood cell count, WBC, Leukocyte count, WBC differential, Red blood cell count, RBC count, Hematocrit, HCT, Packed cell volume, PCV test, Hemoglobin test, Hgb test, Red blood cell indices, Red cell distribution width, RDW test, Paltelet count, Thrombocyte count, Mean platelet volume, MPV,
A complete blood count (CBC) gives important information about the kinds and numbers of cells in the blood, especially red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. A CBC helps your health professional check any symptoms, such as weakness, fatigue, or bruising, you may have. A CBC also helps him or her diagnose conditions, such as anemia, infection, and many other disorders.
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