Erythrocyte Count (RBC Count) - Whole Blood

Erythrocyte Count (RBC Count) - Whole Blood


Red blood cell count is part of a standard complete blood count(CBC) and is used along with hemoglobin concentration and hematocrit to determine if a patient has anemia, polycythemia, dehydration, or response to treatment related to those conditions

This Test Includes

RBC count

Test Instructions

Total parameters available: 1

Parameter Names:

  • Erythrocyte Count (RBC Count) - 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 Physician
  • Fluids Allowed : Water only


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

For any primary investigation study of blood is very important, it lets physician a holistic understanding of various infections, body immune system, and lots of other information.

What is this test

Red blood cell count should be done if you experience symptoms like constant fatigue, shortness of breath, pale skin, joint pains, disturbed sleep, etc. The sooner your issue is diagnosed, the better will be the treatment that you can avail.