Absolute Eosinophil Count / AEC - Whole Blood

Absolute Eosinophil Count / AEC - Whole Blood

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An Absolute Eosinophil count is a blood test that measures the number of white blood cells called Eosinophils. Eosinophils become active when you have certain allergic diseases, infections, and other medical conditions.

This Test Includes

Absolute Eosinophil Count/AEC - Whole Blood

Test Instructions

Total parameters available: 1

Parameter Names:

  • Absolute Eosinophil Count  /   AEC - Whole Blood

Test Instructions/Precautions:

  • Alcohol: Please abstain from alcohol before the test
  • Medication :Any pre-existing medication should only be stopped after consultation with the referring Physicianefore sample collection.

Reports

Soft Copy (Portal/Email) : If the sample is collected before 12 noon then the report will get delivered as per Reporting Time / Maximum TAT (Turn Around Time) indicated with the test. For samples collected after 12 Noon, 12 hours may be added to the Report Turn Around TimeHard Copy : Delivered at home upon request. A small convenience fee may apply.

Why it is Done

Eosinophils are a type of disease-fighting white blood cell. This condition most often indicates a parasitic infection, an allergic reaction or cancer. You can have high levels of eosinophils in your blood (blood eosinophilia) or in tissues at the site of an infection or inflammation (tissue eosinophilia).

What is this test

An Absolute Eosinophil Count is a blood test that measures the number of white blood cells called eosinophils. Eosinophils become active when you have certain allergic diseases, infections, and other medical conditions.