Hematology at a Glance: What Are You Missing without a CBC?
The complete blood
count (CBC) is a common diagnostic test; however, many times, is not included
in the minimum database. This webinar will provide a rapid overview of the
CBC, emphasizing what information is lost when it’s not included in screening
healthy animals and evaluating sick patients. The CBC is highly sensitive for
identifying underlying illness, characterizing severity of disease, and
providing objective information regarding the progression/regression of
the basic components of the CBC: red blood cells, white blood cells, and
Demonstrate with case examples how a CBC can provide sensitive
detection of occult disease.
Demonstrate the value of trending CBC data
during periods of both wellness and illness.
Discuss how frequently a CBC should be
performed when monitoring a patient.
how serial CBCs can aid in objectively monitoring success or failure of