A complete blood count (CBC) is a blood test used to evaluate your overall health and detect a wide range of disorders, including anemia, infection and leukemia. Hematocrit, the proportion of red blood cells to the fluid component, or plasma, in your blood. Platelets, which help with blood clotting. The identification of malarial parasites and other blood parasites is used to determine treatment and prognosis. Babesia and other blood parasite are noted and reported. Microfilaria can be detected from a giemsa stain. However, this test is not recommended for the detection of microfilaria.
Also known as: Complete Blood Count with Malarial Parasite Automated Blood, CBC with MP, Complete Count with Malarial Parasite.