CORE LABORATORY
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CLINICAL SPECIALTIES AND DISEASE STATES

White Blood Cell Disorders

White blood cells is a type of blood cells that is made in the bone marrow and found in the blood and lymph tissue. White blood cells are part of the body’s immune system. They help the body fight infection and other diseases. Types of white blood cells are granulocytes (neutrophils, eosinophils, and basophils), monocytes, and lymphocytes (T cells and B cells).
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Red Blood Cell Disorders

Red blood cell disorders impact the red blood cells which are the parts of blood that carry oxygen from the lungs to all parts of the body. A number of disorders can affect red blood cells, such as: Anemias, Polycythemia, Thalassemia and Cold Agglutination.
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Platelet Disorders

Platelets are cell fragments that circulate in the bloodstream and help blood clot. Platelet disorders include an abnormal increase in platelets (essential thrombocythemia and reactive thrombocytosis), a decrease in platelets (thrombocytopenia) and a platelet dysfunction.
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Coagulation Disorders

Coagulations disorders are conditions that affect the blood’s clotting activities. Coagulation disorders can result in either a hemorrhage (too little clotting that causes an increased risk of bleeding) or thrombosis (too much clotting that causes blood clots to obstruct blood flow).
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