What is Total WBC Count test?
WBC count can detect hidden infections within your body and alert doctors to undiagnosed medical conditions, such as autoimmune diseases, immune deficiencies, and blood disorders. This test also helps doctors monitor the effectiveness of chemotherapy or radiation treatment in people with cancer.
Why get the Total WBC Count test?
The white blood cell count (WBC) is used as part of a full Complete Blood Count (CBC) to screen for a wide range of diseases and conditions. It can help to diagnose an infection or inflammatory process or other diseases that affect the number of WBCs, such as allergies, leukemia, or immune disorders.
When to take this test?
AnytimeEvery 6 monthsNo particular precautions are required, unless it is recommended by your doctor.-