Lab test results may be positive, negative or inconclusive and are interpreted based on the condition being tested for, claims WebMD. Patients should discuss all test results with their doctor. More » Health Diagnostics & Imaging

Interpreting the results of a complete blood count test involves comparing the cell counts and other metrics evaluated in the test to typical values to determine if the reported counts fall within healthy ranges, accordi... More » Health Diagnostics & Imaging

It is possible to get an interpretation of blood lab results from WebMD and MedlinePlus. The American Association for Clinical Chemistry, at, can also help with understanding laboratory test results. O... More » Health Diagnostics & Imaging
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Read blood test results by understanding what each category measures, and compare the returned values with the expected range, states Amarillo Medical Specialists, LLP. Laboratory technicians check blood samples for seve... More » Health Diagnostics & Imaging

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The most common abbreviation used in blood test results is FBC, or full blood count, according to NHS Choices. This is also referred to as a complete blood count, or CBC. More » Health Diagnostics & Imaging