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What is a Blood Picture (Peripheral Smear)?
To evaluate your red blood cells (RBCs), white blood cells (WBCs), and platelets, to differentiate between the various sorts of WBCs and to work out their relative percentages within the blood; to help detect, diagnose, and/or monitor a variety of deficiencies, diseases, and disorders involving blood corpuscle production, function, and lifespan.
When is the Blood Picture (Peripheral Smear) test recommended?
It is recommended:
In the case of signs or symptoms of anaemia like weakness, fatigue, pale complexion, unexplained jaundice, and enlargement of the spleen.
In this case, the results of a complete blood count or WBC differential are abnormal.
In the case of signs or symptoms of conditions affecting red blood cell production.
What does it measure?
The Blood Picture (Peripheral Smear) test is to measure:
The peripheral smear examination is checked under the microscope to evaluate the red blood cells (RBCs), white blood cells (WBCs), and platelets and determine their relative percentages in the blood. It also helps in finding, diagnosing, and monitoring deficiencies.
To make a peripheral smear, a drop of blood is taken from the patient’s blood sample and spread through a thin layer onto a glass slide. The slide is then stained with Leishman stains. After the staining, the slide is examined under the microscope for blood cells.
Check the size, shape, and general appearance of WBCs along with determining their five different types and their relative percentages. It's five different types and their relative percentages.
Detects the dimensions, shape, and colour of the RBCs.
Evaluate the number of platelets.
How long will the reports take?
The reports will take about 6 hrs after the blood sample is collected.
What is the cost of the Blood Picture (Peripheral Smear) test in Bangalore?
The cost of the Blood Picture (Peripheral Smear) test in Bangalore is Rs. 200.
How often should I get tested for the Blood Picture (Peripheral Smear) test?
The Blood Picture (Peripheral Smear) test is prescribed by your doctor after a complete assessment of your symptoms and conditions.
What are the normal values for the Blood Picture (Peripheral Smear) test?
The doctor will evaluate the blood smear under a microscope. A blood smear is considered normal when your blood contains a sufficient number of cells and the cells have a normal appearance. A blood smear is considered abnormal when the size, shape, colour, or number in your blood is not normal.
What is the type of sample required?
We require a blood sample for this test.
What time should I get the test done?
The test can be taken at any time during the day.
Is fasting required for the Blood Picture (Peripheral Smear) test?
No, fasting is not required.
Any other precautions to be taken before getting myself tested for the Blood Picture (Peripheral Smear) test?
There are no specific precautions for this test.
How can I book the Blood Picture (Peripheral Smear) test in Bangalore?
Log into www.orangehealth.com and submit your details. Our highly trained, professional, and vaccinated eMedics will be at your doorstep within 60 minutes or at the time booked by you.
Why should I book the Blood Picture (Peripheral Smear) test with Orange Health in Bangalore?
Orange Health is the Fastest Diagnostic Lab. With us, you can get tested at home within 60 minutes of placing an order anywhere in Bangalore. Our trained, professional, and vaccinated eMedics will be at your doorstep at the time selected by you. Your sample is safely transported at the optimal temperature to our NABL accredited and ICMR approved lab. The results will be delivered to you faster too!
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