What is a total WBC count test?
The total white blood cells (WBCs), also known as the (TLC) test, analyses the total number of all the leukocytes in the blood. Leukocytes are white blood cells that will defend our bodies against infections and diseases. The WBC count will help to determine the body’s capacity to fight diseases.
When is the total WBC count test recommended?
It is recommended:To help diagnose the conditions that cause decreased WBC counts, like bone marrow disorders.To help diagnose infections and inflammation.To monitor bone marrow function.To monitor chemotherapy treatment.It is done as a part of the complete blood count (CBC) test in regular health check-ups.
What does it measure?
The total WBC count test measures:The WBCs are cells that circulate in the blood and the lymphatic system that will help to protect the body against infections.The blood is made up of different types of cells suspended in a fluid called plasma. These cells include erythrocytes or red blood cells, leukocytes or white blood cells, and platelets.The blood cells are produced by the hematopoietic cells in the bone marrow and are then released into the blood for circulation. Apart from the infection or inflammation, WBC counts in the blood can also be affected by other conditions like disorders of the immune system, autoimmune conditions like cancer, etc. WBC count may be higher or lower than normal in these cases.The WBC count test serves as an indicator of all the conditions that affect the body. Further tests are processed to confirm a particular condition and to direct the treatment.
How long will the reports take?
You will get the reports within 6 hours after the collection of the blood sample.
What is the cost of the total WBC count test in Hyderabad?
The cost of the total WBC count test in Hyderabad is Rs. 160.
How often should I get tested for the total WBC count test?
A total WBC count test is prescribed by your doctor after completing the assessment of your conditions.
What are the normal values of the total WBC count test?
4 to 10 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?
This test can be taken at any time during the day.
Is fasting required for a total WBC count test?
Fasting is not required for this test.
Any other precautions to be taken before getting myself tested for a total WBC count test?
There are no specific precautions for this test.
How can I book a total WBC count test in Hyderabad?
Log onto 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 a total WBC count test with Orange Health Labs in Hyderabad?
Orange Health Labs is the fastest diagnostic lab. With us, you can get tested at home within 60 minutes of placing an order anywhere in Hyderabad. Our trained, professional, and vaccinated e Medic 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!