Complete Blood Count

CBC

What

A complete blood count (CBC) is a blood test used to evaluate your overall health and detect a wide range of disorders, including anemia, infection and leukemia. A complete blood count test measures several components and features of your blood, including: Red blood cells, which carry oxygen. White blood cells, which fight infection. Hemoglobin, the oxygen-carrying protein in red blood cells. Hematocrit, the proportion of red blood cells to the fluid component, or plasma, in your blood. Platelets, which help with blood clotting.

Why

Your Doctor will recommend this test to review your overall health, to diagnose a medical condition, and to monitor medical treatment.

Preparation

You can eat and drink normally before the test. You can return to your usual activities immediately.

Laboratory test are essential element of diagnosis, treatment planning and monitoring for every disease.

 


Contact Information

Phone: (632) 525-9191 local 142
Email: pathologylab@spamcmanila.org

Clinical Pathology
Elia P. Cabrerra, MD
Chair, Clinical Pathology
Phone: 525-9191 local 730

Anatomical Pathology
Neila D. Cejudo, MD, FPSP
Chair, Anatomic Pathology
Phone: 525-9191 local 730

Roengent Dan D. Concepcion, RN, RMT, MBA
Chief Medical Technologist
Phone: 525-9191 local 681


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