CBC - Overview: CBC with Differential, Blood

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: CBC    
CBC with Differential, Blood

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

A screening tool to confirm a hematologic disorder, to establish or rule out a diagnosis, to detect an unsuspected hematologic disorder, or to monitor effects of radiation or chemotherapy

Reflex Tests Lists tests that may or may not be performed, at an additional charge, depending on the result and interpretation of the initial tests

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
DIFFRMorphology Eval (special Smear)NoNo

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

An approval will be requested before the morphologic evaluation is ordered due to the additional charge.

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

RF/DC (Radio Frequency/Direct Current) Detection/Hydro Dynamic Focusing (DC Detection), Flow Cytometry (Using a Semiconductor Laser)/Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS) Hemoglobin

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name A shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

CBC with Differential, B

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

CBC (Complete Blood Count)
Cell Indices
Hemoglobin Concentration
Hemoglobin, Blood
Leukocyte Count
Platelet Count
RBC Sizing