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Absolute Neutrophil Count in Ranchi

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Understanding Absolute Neutrophil Count in Ranchi

What is Absolute Neutrophil Count in Ranchi?

An Absolute Neutrophil Count test measures the percentage of neutrophil type of white blood cells (WBCs). This test helps identify conditions that may affect the WBC count, such as infections, inflammations, bone marrow disorders, etc., and monitor their treatments. It is often done as part of a complete blood count test that also measures other types of blood cells.

What does Absolute Neutrophil Count measure?

An Absolute Neutrophil Count test measures the percentage of neutrophils per microliter of blood. Neutrophils are a type of WBC and play an integral part in the body's immune system. They help fight off bacterial infections in the body by identifying and destroying foreign invaders, such as disease-causing microorganisms. 

Answers to Patient Concerns & Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Absolute Neutrophil Count in Ranchi

Frequently Asked Questions about Absolute Neutrophil Count in Ranchi

Q. What all conditions can an ANC test detect?

An ANC test can help identify any infection, cause of inflammation, and other conditions such as autoimmune disorders, bone marrow disorders, etc.

Q. How is an ANC done?

An ANC test is done using a sample of blood that is withdrawn from a patient’s vein. The blood sample is collected in a vial and sent to the lab for analysis.

Q. Is there any risk associated with an ANC test?

There is usually no risk associated with this test. However, some people may feel a slight sting while the needle is pricked and may experience some bleeding that is normal and usually not bothersome. Rarely some people may experience slight swelling or bruising at the site of the needle prick. Applying ice 3-4 times a day for about a week may help reduce swelling and bruising. If it does not get better, consult your doctor.

Q. What does neutrophilia and neutropenia mean?

Neutrophilia is a condition when the number of neutrophils is abnormally high, whereas neutropenia is a condition when the number of neutrophils is low.
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