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the number of red and white corpuscles in a blood sample

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the act of estimating the number of red and white corpuscles in a blood sample

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'Now, he says I have the best blood result he has ever achieved in a cancer patient, with a very normal white blood count of seven-and-a-half.'
She presented a cross-sectional study in which serum ferritin levels and complete blood counts were obtained for 44 women aged 18-55 years with unexplained fatigue.
His complete blood count (CBC) results were normal.
Seeing how disease processes, infections, nutrition, and lab test results that indicated blood conditions such as low albumin, low red blood count, and high white count play important roles in wound healing, I learned to look beyond the wound and see the whole resident.
Again, focus on the data--does it matter if it's called CBC or complete blood count? If the physician doing the order entry wants to order a CBC (a complete blood count), for example let the order entry system show a CBC for the 'order name' to simplify.
The assessment includes a complete history and physical examination, blood count, chemistry profile, hemmocult test, lipid profile, urine analysis, chest X-ray and electrocardiogram, and other tests are also available.
Thin blood smears were taken at the same time as the blood count measures on days 6, 8, 10, 12, and 16, and used to calculate the asexual parasite density (parasites per ml) on each of these days and gametocyte density (gametocytes per ml) on day 16 PI.
I can't raise my white blood count high enough to qualify for an experimental drug trial.
Now, laboratories can report the complete blood count, white blood cell differential and reticulocyte results, and prepare, stain and analyze blood smears for abnormal results through a single, integrated process.
MPV and platelet distribution width (PDW) are platelet indices and they predict platelet activation efficiently.10 Moreover, they could easily be found in routinely complete blood count which is the initial test checked during evaluation of all pregnant women either ectopic or not.
But cancer in itself also affects the blood count, and there is a lack of knowledge about the causes of this phenomenon.
"The most commonly ordered blood tests include a CBC (complete blood count), iron studies for anemia and iron deficiency, a lipid profile to detect high cholesterol, thyroid function tests, electrolyte, liver, and kidney tests, and a glucose reading to check for diabetes," says Elizabeth Jacobson, MD, assistant professor of clinical medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College.
We'll take another blood count on Saturday but the way he's acting this morning I'd say it's rapidly coming right."
We measured body height and weight, waist and hip circumferences, body fat, blood pressure, blood glucose and insulin, glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c), lipid profile, complete blood count, high sensitivity C-reactive protein (hsCRP), total testosterone, and SHBG.