Basic Blood Chemistry
When you go for an annual checkup, your doctor probably orders lab tests. These could include a Complete Metabolic Profile (CMP), a Complete Blood Count with Differential (CBC) and a Urinalysis. This combination of tests provides a good baseline check of your health status.
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CBC is a Complete Blood Count. It is a blood test that checks hemoglobin, hematocrit, red blood cells (RBC), white blood cells (WBC), and platelets. This blood test is used to determine general health status and to screen for and monitor a variety of disorders such as anemia. Abnormal or changing levels of red or white blood cells can indicate disease or infection and are helpful in a health screening.
CMP is a Complete Metabolic Panel or Comprehensive Metabolic Panel. It's a frequently ordered panel of blood tests that provides important information about the current status of your kidneys, liver, and electrolytes, as well as your blood sugar, blood proteins, and total cholesterol.
Urinalysis samples are given in order to check for cloudiness, blood, unusual odors, acidity, concentration, protein levels, etc which cab be associated with certain health conditions. Having the urine tested is one of the basic health screening procedures and can be very helpful in assisting someone who may have concerns about their overall health and well being.
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