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FULL BLOOD COUNT & BIOCHEMISTRY PROFILE

Full blood count (FBC)

Why Get Tested?

Commonly requested as part of a general screen in a patient who is unwell to screen for a variety of disorders, such as anaemia and infection, inflammation nutritional status and bleeding



What is being tested?

The full blood count (FBC) is one of the most commonly requested tests and provides important information about the kinds and numbers of cells in the blood: red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets. Abnormalities in any of these types of cells can indicate the presence of important medical disorders.


Biochemical profile

What is being tested?

The biochemical profile is a series of blood tests used to evaluate the functional capacity of several critical organs and systems, such as the liver and kidneys. These tests can be done on an empty stomach or not, and are usually accompanied by a full blood count (FBC).


Tests contains the following:

Albumin, Alkaline Phosphate, ALT/GPT, AST/GOT, Bilirubin, Cholesterol, Creatinine, Gamma GT, Haemoglobin, HCT, HDL Cholesterol, LDL Cholesterol, MCH, MCHC, MCV, Phosphate, Platelets, Potassium, Red Blood Count, Sodium, Total Protein, Triglyceride, Urea, Uric Acid, White Cell Count, Neutrophils, Lymphocytes, Monocytes, Eosinophils, Basophils, Calcium

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