Measures White blood cell count and differential, Red blood cell count and density, hemoglobin, blood platelet count, hematocrit and the related aspects of these areas.
A standard blood panel that is used to gauge the general health of an individual. Is a part of most physicals and screenings and an essential part of health screening that follows ongoing medical treatment of numerous types. Elevated or decreased levels of any of the tested areas may indicate a health or blood issue. The CBC test is useful in determining if an individual suffers from anemia or polycythemia and is a good first indicator of disease or infection due to the white blood cell portions of the test.