The Mystery Behind The Complete Blood Count

Did you complete your annual physical? You had your doctor’s exam, blood pressure checked, weight monitored and blood work completed. The mystery lies in the results of your lab test results. What does it all mean?

Your doctor has decided to draw a CBC. Abbreviations are used in health care environment too many times. Abbreviations, although very confusing to the non-medical person, the health care providers talk in abbreviation language. CBC, is also known as the complete blood count. It gives important information about the kinds and numbers of cells in