A complete blood count (CBC) or full blood count (FBC) is a common blood test that evaluates the three major types of cells in the blood a red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets. It is used to detect or monitor many different health conditions including diagnosing infections or allergies, detecting blood clotting problems or blood disorders, including anemia, and evaluating red blood cell production or destruction. This book is a practical guide for students and trainee pathologists to help with interpretation of CBC to ensure accurate diagnosis and treatment of correlating diseases and disorders. Beginning with an introduction to CBC, the following sections describe different measurements and parameters for each of the three types of blood cells. The book includes 30 clinical case studies and numerous full colour images and illustrations. The final chapter discusses quality control. Key points Practical guide to interpretation of complete blood count Discusses parameters for red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets Presents 30 clinical case studies Includes section on quality control Nearly 180 full colour images and illustrationsTo summarize in terms of practical diagnosis, reticulocyte count is a very valuable measure of assessment of the rate of ... Male 38.8a46.4 % Female 35.4a44.4 % Hematocrit Normal Range The manual method of measuring Hct has provedanbsp;...
|Title||:||The ABC of CBC: Interpretation of Complete Blood Count and Histograms|
|Publisher||:||JP Medical Ltd - 2013-05-30|