What is the role of a CBC in the evaluation of hemolytic anemia?

Updated: May 27, 2021
  • Author: Srikanth Nagalla, MD, MS, FACP; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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This test can detect an anemia, pancytopenia, and infections. Along with the differential count, a CBC count can help diagnose hematologic malignancies and other hematological disorders. The platelet count usually is normal in most hemolytic anemias.


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