complete blood count

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complete blood count

[kəm′plēt ′bləd ‚kau̇nt]
(pathology)
Differential and absolute determinations of the numbers of each type of blood cell in a sample and, by extrapolation, in the general circulation.
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While results of this study suggest that there are some differences in WBC count, bile acids, and calcium, cholesterol, hemoglobin, and phosphorus values, depending on the method of blood collection, the differences are mostly minor and, with the possible exception of inorganic phosphorus and marginally elevated or very low WBC counts, are unlikely to affect the utility or interpretation of the avian blood panel.
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