Blood Disorder Test
When something is wrong with your blood, it has an effect on your total health. Many different types of blood conditions and blood cancers may affect people, common blood conditions include: anaemia, bleeding disorders such as hemophilia, blood clots and blood cancers such as leukaemia, lymphoma and myeloma.
The blood test most commonly done is the complete blood count. The CBC (complete blood count) is an investigation of all the cellular components (red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets) in the blood.
This test measures the Red blood cell, the white blood cells, the Reticulocyte count (the measure of newly formed (young) red blood cells), clotting tests, measure of proteins and other substances it can also be used for blood typing.
The blood for these tests is obtained from a vein with a needle and syringe or sometimes from the fingertip by a needle.