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Complete Blood Count(CBC)

What is Complete Blood Count Test

Complete Blood Count, commonly referred to as CBC, is a diagnostic test that measures different components of the blood. It is often used as part of a routine health checkup but can also be used to diagnose various conditions such as anemia, infection, and many other disorders. Blood is composed of various cells including red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. The CBC blood test provides detailed information about these cells and can give doctors valuable insight into a person's overall health.

  • Profile Name: Complete Blood Count(CBC)
  • Sample Type: Blood
  • Preparations Required: No fasting or specific preparation is required for the CBC test. Drink water as usual and continue with your regular diet.
  • Report Time: 4 hours

How is CBC done ?

In a CBC test, a small sample of blood is drawn from a vein, usually in the arm. The sample is then analyzed in a laboratory. The test analyzes the concentration, size, and shape of the blood cells. The information obtained from a CBC test can help in the diagnosis and monitoring of diseases and conditions that affect blood cells, and can also be used to monitor the effects of treatments such as chemotherapy.

Complete Blood Count Normal Range

The following are the normal ranges for a CBC test :

  • Red blood cell count:
    • Male: 4.5 to 5.5 million per microliter (mcL)
    • Female: 4.0 to 5.0 million/mcL
  • White blood cell count:
    • Adult: 4,500 to 11,000 cells/mcL
  • Hemoglobin:
    • Male (from 15 and over): 13.5 to 17.5 grams per deciliter (g/dL)
    • Female (from 15 and over): 12.0 to 15.5 g/dL
  • Hematocrit:
    • Male: 40 - 55%
    • Female: 36 - 48%
  • Platelet count:
    • Adult: 150,000 to 450,000 cells/mcL.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The CBC test gives a broad overview of a person’s health by analyzing the cells in the blood. It helps doctors detect conditions like anemia, infections, and other blood disorders, and can also be used to monitor the body's response to treatments.

A doctor may recommend a CBC test as part of a routine check-up or if you are experiencing symptoms such as fatigue, weakness, fever, bruising, or weight loss, which could indicate a problem with your blood.

Normal values can vary, but generally, the normal ranges are: Red blood cells: 4.5 to 5.5 million per microliter (mcL) for men, and 4.0 to 5.0 million/mcL for women. Hemoglobin: 13.5 to 17.5 grams per deciliter (g/dL) for men, and 12.0 to 15.5 g/dL for women. White blood cells: 4,500 to 11,000 cells/mcL. Platelets: 150,000 to 450,000 cells/mcL.

No, fasting is not required for the CBC test. You can eat and drink normally before the test.

Modifiable factors like diet, exercise, smoking, and alcohol consumption can affect blood cell levels. Non-modifiable factors include age, genetics, and underlying health conditions.

The CBC test involves a simple blood draw, which may cause a slight pinch or discomfort when the needle is inserted into the vein. Most people do not find the test very painful.

The Price of Complete blood count (CBC) is ₹330. Sprint Diagnostics offers affordable CBC blood tests in Hyderabad at your nearest locations.

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