CBC with Differential/Platelet

10 Importance of CBC with Differential/Platelet

Complete blood count with differential (CBC) is a collection of blood tests that is performed to identify illnesses such as infections, anemia, leukemia, and other disorders that affects the blood. The test is focused on acquiring multiple health information from a given blood sample. Using CBC, number and components of the blood, including red blood cells (which carry oxygen) and … Continue reading “10 Importance of CBC with Differential/Platelet”

plasmin activity

10 Essentials About Plasmin

Blood clotting, or also known as coagulation, is a process that prevents excessive blood loss when a blood vessel is injured. The ability of the body to control the flow of blood following vascular injury is paramount to survival. Blood clots may occur under different circumstances and different locations. If the blood clot takes form in … Continue reading “10 Essentials About Plasmin”

coagulopathy definition

10 Essentials About Coagulopathy

Under normal circumstances, bleeding after an injury stops after some time due to the clotting process called coagulation. The clotting process is interplay of various proteins in the blood called clotting factors (i.e. coagulation factors). And when clotting fails, serious consequences follow. Coagulopathy Definition Coagulopathy is a condition in which the blood’s ability to clot … Continue reading “10 Essentials About Coagulopathy”

Mean Platelet Volume

10 Mean Platelet Volume Facts

What is Mean Platelet Volume Mean platelet volume (MPV) is part of the Complete Blood Count (CBC) test. It measures the average size of platelets in the blood of the patient. The test is specifically used to analyze the relationship between the production of platelets in the bone marrow and the destruction/consumption of the same. … Continue reading “10 Mean Platelet Volume Facts”