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Measure: Complete Blood Count (CBC)   #220500

Definition: A Complete Blood Count (CBC) is a standardized test to assess components of the blood (e.g., red blood cells, white blood cells, hematocrit, hemoglobin, platelets).

Purpose: Complete Blood Count (CBC) tests are performed to determine the overall health of an individual and may help identify underlying conditions. CBC test results may identify a broad range of common and rare diseases.


Keywords: Complete blood count, CBC, red blood cells, white blood cells, hemoglobin, hematocrit, eosinophils, basophils, platelets, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, NHANES

Measure Release Date: July 30, 2015

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