Mayo Clinic Minute: Blood Test Basics
Hematologist Rajiv Pruthi, M.B.B.S., explains what happens when a patient comes to Mayo Clinic and undergoes a routine blood test.
"Generally, we do what we call a complete blood count (CBC)," Dr. Pruthi says. "Sometimes patients may have minimum or no symptoms and the first sign is abnormalities on your complete blood count."
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