A complete blood count (CBC) test is a common blood test that measures several components of the blood, including red and white blood cells and platelets. It is often used to evaluate a person's overall health and detect a wide range of disorders. A CBC test can provide important information about a person's health, including their red blood cell count, white blood cell count, and hemoglobin and hematocrit levels. It is often ordered as part of a routine medical examination or when a person is experiencing certain symptoms.
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