What is an absolute eosinophil count (AEC) test?
The absolute eosinophil count (AEC) is a blood test that measures the number of eosinophils in the blood in your body. Eosinophils are the type of disease-fighting white blood cells (WBCs) that become active in the case of an infection, allergic disease, or drug reaction. The eosinophil count is used to confirm the diagnosis.
When is the absolute eosinophil count (AEC) test recommended?
It is recommended:
In the case of signs or symptoms, such as red itchy eyes, coughing, nasal congestion, asthma, dermatitis, or abdominal pain, which may suggest an allergy to one or more substances.
In the case of parasitic infections.
In the early stages of Cushing’s disease.
To diagnose acute hypereosinophilic syndrome.
What does it measure?
The absolute eosinophil count (AEC) test is to measure:
The absolute eosinophil count (AEC) measures the number of eosinophils present in the blood.
Eosinophils, a kind of white blood cell, help in fighting the disease.
These inherited actions are said to be linked with certain infections and allergic diseases.
The other functions include its movement to the areas of inflammation, trapping substances, killing cells, and bactericidal and anti-parasitic activity.
How long will the reports take?
You will get the reports after 6 hours, after the collection of the blood sample.
What is the cost of the absolute eosinophil count (AEC) test in Delhi?
The cost of the absolute eosinophil count (AEC) test in Delhi is Rs. 250.
How often should I get tested for the absolute eosinophil count (AEC) test?
The absolute eosinophil count (AEC) test is prescribed by your doctor after a complete assessment of your symptoms and conditions.
What are the normal values of the absolute eosinophil count (AEC) test?
The absolute eosinophil count ranges from (20–500 cells/cumm) 0.02–0.50 10^3/I.
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 absolute eosinophil count (AEC) test?
No, fasting is not required for this test.
Any other precautions to be taken before getting myself tested for the absolute eosinophil count (AEC) test?
There are no specific precautions for this test.
How can I book the absolute eosinophil count (AEC) test in Delhi?
Log into www.orangehealth.in 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 absolute eosinophil count (AEC) test with Orange Health in Delhi?
Orange Health is the fastest diagnostic lab. With us, you can get tested at home within 60 minutes of placing an order anywhere in Delhi. Our trained, professional, and vaccinated eMedic 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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