Blog Posts on laboratory test


FULL BLOOD COUNT: UNDERSTANDING FBC by MEDICAL HANDBOOK on Feb 26, 2012Full blood count (FBC)Called complete blood count (CBC) in the USA. Before the advent of modern haematology blood analysers the blood count consisted of a Hb concentration (estimated using a manual colorimetric technique), a white cell count and m...

Elevated Amylase by Medical Technology Avenue on Jan 21, 2009After my uncle suffered from pancreatitis and was immediately brought to the hospital, all of us wanted to have our laboratory test done for amylase, which is used to detect or diagnose pancreatitis. However, according to my uncle's physician, elevat