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A CBC blood test is a type of blood test that renders a complete blood count. This test is useful in detecting a range of different medical problems and determining overall health status. Abnormal readings in the various... More »

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The results of the complete blood count, or CBC, provide information regarding the different types of cells in the patient's blood, and whether there is a normal amount of each type. This information, along with symptoms... More »

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Complete blood counts, or CBCs, can be used to detect blood and bone marrow cancer, according to Cancer.Net. This includes cancers such as leukemia and lymphoma. More »

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Blood test codes include CBC for a complete blood count, CRP for C-reactive protein and hCG for a human chorionic gonadotropin test, according to the California Pacific Medical Center. Doctors order these tests during ro... More »

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Individuals do not need to fast before a CBC, or complete blood count, test, states Drugs.com. The test can be done at any time, and the patient does not have to do anything to prepare for the test. More »

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The most common blood test, the complete blood count, or CBC, measures red blood cells, white blood cells, hemoglobin, hematocrit, platelets and mean corpuscular volume of the blood, according to the National Heart, Lung... More »

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The results of the complete blood count, or CBC, provide information regarding the different types of cells in the patient's blood, and whether there is a normal amount of each type. This information, along with symptoms... More »

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