Absolute Lymphocyte Count - Whole Blood

Absolute Lymphocyte Count - Whole Blood

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This test is for measuring Lymphocytes in blood. This is increased in certain conditions like viral infections, bacterial infections.

This Test Includes

Absolute Lymphocyte Count

Test Instructions

Total parameters available: 1

Parameter Names:

  • Absolute Lymphocyte count

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 Physician
  • Fluids Allowed : Water only

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

Absolute Lymphocyte Count is increased in a variety of disorders, including infections, in particular viral infections, autoimmune diseases, and lymphoproliferative disorders. This test will help doctor to understand that is count is above the normal range, and if yes what can be the primary reason.

What is this test

Absolute Lymphocyte Count - Whole Blood checks the Leukocyte (white blood cell), that normally makes up about 25% of the total white blood cell count but can vary widely. Lymphocytes occur in two forms: B cells, which produce antibodies, and T cells, which recognize foreign substances and process them for removal.