What is an Absolute Basophil Count (ABC) test?
The basophils are white blood cells in the bone marrow that play an important role in keeping the immune system functioning correctly. If the basophil levels are low, this may be a sign of an allergic reaction or another condition. This test helps to find allergies, hematologic and neoplastic illnesses, and parasitic infections.
When is the Absolute Basophil Count (ABC) test recommended?
It is recommended:When there are infections, allergies, disorders, and diseases characterised by chronic inflammation in a person.Basophilia, or basophilic disorder, is a sign that your body is producing too many basophils.A basophil count that is too high may be a sign that you have an infection or a more serious condition like leukaemia or autoimmune disease.
What does it measure?
The Absolute Basophil Count (ABC) test helps:To check in triggering inflammatory reactions. This way, the body is signalling the immune system to heal and repair damaged tissues as well as defend itself against foreign agents.It helps to distinguish between myeloproliferative conditions (like chronic granulocytic leukaemia, etc.) and reactive states (like immediate hypersensitivity reaction, myxedema-hypothyroidism, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, etc.).
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 Absolute Basophil Count (ABC) test in Mumbai?
The cost of the Absolute Basophil Count (ABC) test in Mumbai is Rs. 250.
How often should I get tested for the Absolute Basophil Count (ABC) test?
The Absolute Basophil Count (ABC) test is prescribed by your doctor after a complete assessment of your conditions.
What are the normal values of the Absolute Basophil Count (ABC) test?
(20–100 cells/cumm) 0.02–0.100 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 the Absolute Basophil Count (ABC) test?
No, fasting is not required for this test.
Any other precautions to be taken before getting myself tested for the Absolute Basophil Count (ABC) test?
There are no specific precautions for this test.
How can I book the Absolute Basophil Count (ABC) test in Mumbai?
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 Basophil Count (ABC) test with Orange Health Labs in Mumbai?
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 Mumbai. Or 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!