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  1. Complete Blood Count
    complete blood count or CBC test is used as a broad screening test to check for such disorders as anemia, infection, and many other diseases.
  2. White Blood Cells
    Fights infection
  3. Red Blood Cells
    Carrys oxygen and removes waste
  4. White Blood Cell with Diff
    • looks at the types of white blood cells present. There are five different types of white blood cells, each with its own function in protecting us from infection.
    • 100 count
  5. Hemoglobin
    • Carries oxygen from lungs to tissues
    • measures the amount of oxygen-carrying protein in the blood.
  6. Hematocrit
    measures the percentage of red blood cells in a given volume of whole blood.
  7. Platelet
    Helps stop bleeding by forming clotting
  8. Mean platelet volume (MPV) is a machine-calculated measurement
    • of the average size of your platelets. New platelets are larger, and an increased MPV occurs when increased numbers of platelets are being produced.
    • MPV gives your doctor information about platelet production in your bone marrow.
  9. Mean corpuscular hemoglobin (MCH)
    is a calculation of the average amount of oxygen-carrying hemoglobin inside a red blood cell
  10. Mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration (MCHC)
    s a calculation of the average concentration of hemoglobin inside a red cell.
  11. Red cell distribution width (RDW)
    is a calculation of the variation in the size of your RBCs.
  12. Eosinophils
    Parasite
  13. Basophils
    Acute allergic reactions
  14. Lymphocyte
    WBC antibody
  15. Monocyte
    Removes debris

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