EFFICIENCY OF FULL BLOOD COUNT IN ROUTINE PATIENT DIAGNOSIS: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW
- 1. Department of Medical Laboratory Science, Kampala International University, Western Campus, Uganda.
Full blood count is one of the critical laboratory tests. It provides information about the production of all blood cells, identifies the patient\\\\\\\'s ability to carry oxygen by evaluating red blood cell counts, and allows for immune system evaluation by assessing white blood cell counts with differential. This test helps diagnose anaemia, certain cancers, infections, and many others, as well as monitor the side effects of certain medications. For this reason, medical laboratories are flooded with a large number of blood and tissue samples that need to be analyzed as accurately as possible and in the shortest possible time. Moreover, it has different advantages, such as being cheap, simple to perform, and availability in different departments, from the emergency room to the critical care unit. Due to its usefulness in the assessment of health status of individuals, its parameters in cord blood, a major source of haemopoietic stem cell transplantation and an ideal source for laboratory investigations for newborns were determined to provide a useful guide to local neonatologists and stem cell transplant physicians. Therefore, it is critical to utilize this laboratory test to provide better care for patients.
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[Emmanuel Ifeanyi Obeagu, Matthew Chibunna Igwe, Zaina Kalyankolo, Chimaobi Chukwuemeka Nwankpa, Byamungu Pahari Kagenderezo and Getrude Uzoma Obeagu (2022); EFFICIENCY OF FULL BLOOD COUNT IN ROUTINE PATIENT DIAGNOSIS: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW Int. J. of Inov. and App. Res. (8). 12-18] (ISSN 2348-0319). www.journalijiar.com
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