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Absolute eosinophil Count (AeC) Test

What Is an eosinophil Count?

An absolute eosinophil count (AeC) is a crucial medical parameter that measures the number of eosinophils, a type of white blood cell, in a specific volume of blood. eosinophils play a significant role in the immune system and are often associated with allergic reactions and certain medical conditions. Monitoring the absolute eosinophil count is essential for diagnosing and managing various disorders, such as asthma, allergies, and certain parasitic infections.

  • Test Name Absolute eosinophil Count (AeC)
  • Sample Type Blood
  • Preparations Required No specific preparation is required
  • Report Time 4 hours

Purpose of Absolute Eosinophil Count (AeC) Test

The Absolute eosinophil Count (AeC) test is a blood test that measures the number of eosinophils - a type of white blood cell that plays a key role in your body's immune response. eosinophils are involved in fighting infections, particularly parasitic ones, and are also linked to allergic reactions and inflammatory processes.

Who should get an Absolute Eosinophil Count (AeC) Test?

An AeC test is essential for individuals in diagnosing and monitoring certain medical conditions, such as parasitic infections, allergies, and disorders affecting the immune system. An increase or decrease in eosinophil count can provide valuable insights into these conditions and aid in appropriate treatment decisions.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Absolute eosinophil Count (AeC) test is a blood test that measures the number of eosinophils - a type of white blood cell that plays a key role in your body's immune response.

No specific preparations needed for Absolute Eosinophil Count (AEC) test. However it is advised to follow any instructions provided by your doctor or lab.

There is no specific level of eosinophils that directly indicates cancer. eosinophil levels alone are not a definitive indicator of cancer; diagnosis typically involves comprehensive evaluations, including imaging, biopsies, and other tests.

An eosinophil count that is much higher than the normal range, usually more than 500 eosinophils per microliter of blood, can be concerning. However, the interpretation of this result depends on the specific clinical situation and may differ from person to person.

A high eosinophil count could suggest allergies, parasitic infections, asthma, autoimmune conditions, or specific types of cancer. Additional assessment is necessary for proper diagnosis and treatment.

A low eosinophil count is usually not a cause for concern and may be considered normal. However, consistently low levels could be caused by specific medications, adrenal insufficiency, or bone marrow disorders. It is important to undergo evaluation for an accurate diagnosis.

High levels of eosinophils, known as eosinophilia can result from various factors such as allergies, parasitic infections, autoimmune diseases, cancers, drug reactions, and skin conditions. It is important to determine the underlying cause in order to provide appropriate treatment.

The difference between Absolute Eosinophil Count test and CBC is that AEC test counts eosinophils in blood, while the Complete Blood Count test analyzes red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets, hemoglobin, and hematocrit levels.

The Price of absolute eosinophil count test is just ₹330 at Sprint Diagnostics in Hyderabad. Schedule your test now at affordable price.

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