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CASE STUDIES BY CELL TYPE

Normal CBC Results

A normal hematological profile of an adult, with all results within the reference ranges.
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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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Other diseases and conditions associated with CBC abnormalities

Abnormal amounts of red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets can lead to several symptoms and health problems. These abnormalities can also be caused by an underlying disease. Sepsis, pancytopenia, and hpertriglycerdemia are a few examples of such diseases and conditions.
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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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