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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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Full blood count analyser technologies have developed rapidly over the last 20 years.
The aim of our study was to validate current NHLS reference ranges for the Gauteng region for full blood count and absolute CD4 lymphocyte counts in the face of technological advances and shifting population demographics.
The accuracy of the full blood count and CD4 values was subject to strict internal and external quality assurance procedures.
Of the 631 female participants, 41 females were removed from statistical analyses because their full blood count results were suggestive of anaemia (HGB <12 g/dl and MCV <80 fl); (15) this may have skewed the data.