At a Glance
Why Get Tested?
Commonly requested as part of a general screen in a patient who is unwell to screen for a variety of disorders, such as anaemia and infection, inflammation nutritional status and bleeding
When to Get Tested?
As determined by your doctor; there are many illnesses which will affect the full blood count (FBC) and the result may help to make a diagnosis
A blood sample taken from a vein in the arm or a finger-prick or heel-prick (newborns)
Test Preparation Needed?