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The names of some common blood tests are complete blood count, or CBC, and basic metabolic panel, or BMP, states the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. A CBC measures many different parts of a person's blood, and... More »

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Types of blood test include a full or complete blood count, erythrocyte sedimentation rate and blood metabolic panel, according to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute and the U.K.'s National Health Service. Bloo... More »

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The different types of blood tests include CBC, chemistry panel and lipoprotein panel tests. The CBC or complete blood count test measures different components of blood, such as the amounts of red and white blood cells, ... 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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Phlebotomy treatment involves the removal of a pint of blood each week until the patient's red blood cell count approaches normal, notes the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. How often a polycythemia vera patient... More »

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A person should get a complete blood cell count every year when she goes to the doctor for a regular check-up, says the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. Her doctor may also recommend a basic metabolic panel, or ... More »

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The most common blood tests are complete blood counts, blood chemistry tests, blood enzyme tests and heart disease screening blood tests, according to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. More »

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