What is the Absolute eosinophil count test (AEC)?
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 (WBC) that become active in case of an infection, allergic disease, and drug reaction. The eosinophil count is used to confirm a diagnosis.
When is a Absolute eosinophil count test (AEC) recommended?
The doctor may discover abnormal eosinophil levels when a white blood count differential is performed. A white blood count differential test is often done with alongside complete blood count (CBC) and determines the percentage of each kind of white blood cell present in your blood. This test will show that, if you have abnormally high or low counts of white blood cells. White blood corpuscle counts can vary in certain diseases.
Your doctor may also advise this test if they suspect specific diseases or conditions, such as:
an extreme allergic reaction.
Certain parasitic infections.
What does it measure?
The absolute eosinophil count (AEC) measures the number of eosinophils present in the blood. Eosinophils, a kind of white blood cells, helps in fighting the disease. These inherit action for are said to be linked with certain infections and allergic diseases.
Eosinophils are produced and mature within the bone marrow.
They usually takes about 8 days to mature and then it is moved to the blood vessels.
The eosinophils have vary the functions that which include the physiological role in organ formation such as the development of post-gestational mammary gland.
The other functions include its movement to the areas of inflammation, trapping substances, killing cells, bactericidal and anti-parasitic activity.
It also helps in the treatment of immediate allergic reactions and modulation of inflammatory responses.
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 test (AEC) in Noida?
The cost of the Absolute eosinophil count test (AEC) in Noida is Rs. 150.
How often should I get tested for Absolute eosinophil count test (AEC)?
A Absolute eosinophil count test (AEC) is prescribed by your doctor after a complete assessment of your symptoms and conditions.
What are the normal values for a Absolute eosinophil count test (AEC)?
The absolute eosinophil count ranges from (20 - 500 cells/cumm) 0.02 - 0.50 thou/mm3.
What is the type of sample required?
We require blood 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 a Absolute eosinophil count test (AEC)?
Fasting is not required for this test. Depends on the doctor.
Any other precautions to be taken before getting myself tested for a Absolute eosinophil count test (AEC)?
There are no specific precautions for this test. Depends on the doctor.
How can I book a Absolute eosinophil count test (AEC) in Noida?
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 a Absolute eosinophil count test (AEC) with Orange Health in Noida?
Orange Health is the Fastest Diagnostic Lab. With us, you can get tested at home within 60 minutes of placing an order anywhere in Noida. 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!
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