Complete Blood Count (CBC) With Differential/Platelet


[CBC] The complete blood count (CBC) is a test that quantifies various cells in the blood such as: red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. This test is often used in a variety of ways, such as detecting various immune activity, response to specific treatments, or to help diagnose some blood cancers such as leukemia and lymphoma.

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Preparation instructions: None indicated.

Description: This is a blood test that captures information about certain cells in the blood, including immune cells, and red blood cells.

Results include:

  • Hematocrit
  • Hemoglobin
  • Mean corpuscular volume (MCV)
  • Mean corpuscular hemoglobin (MCH)
  • Mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration (MCHC)
  • Red cell distribution width (RDW)
  • Percentage and absolute differential counts
  • Platelet count
  •  (RBC) Red cell count
  • White blood cell count (WBC)

Expected turnaround is within 1 day, although this can vary depending on other tests ordered for the same blood draw, and expected variation in test handling.