Absolute Neutrophil Count

Neutrophils are one kind of white Blood cell that are found up to 70% in the total white blood cells. ANC test determines the number of neutrophils present in the blood to diagnose infections, autoimmune diseases, and Neutropenia.
Test Code: 650
₹ 140.00



Neutrophils are granulocytes, a type of immune cells (WBCs) that travel first to the site of infection and ingest the micro-organism by phagocytosis and release enzymes that kill them.

The high percentage of neutrophils is called neutrophilia has seen in conditions like infections, boils, pneumonia, heart attack, bone fracture, septic arthritis, wounds, burns, accidents, cough, fever, chemotherapy, anxiety, steroid therapy, and appendicitis, etc.

Low neutrophils are called neutropenia, are seen during certain medications like chemotherapy, suppressed immune system, bone marrow failure, aplastic anemia, congenital disorders, hepatitis, HIV/AIDS, sepsis, auto-immune disease like rheumatoid arthritis, leukemia, myeloid dysplastic syndromes, efficiencies of vitamins and minerals such as copper, B12, folic acid, etc.  Symptoms include fever, pneumonia, sinus infection, otitis media, gingivitis, omphalitis (naval infection), skin abscess, etc. Other associated tests include flow cytometry, antibody blood test, bone marrow aspirate, bone marrow biopsy, cytogenic and molecular testing, etc.

General instructions:

Sample Requirement: Specimen - Blood sample drawn from the vein/fingertip prick for capillary blood. Test Preparation: Get suggestions from your doctor.

NOTE - Sample for specimen collections may vary based on the patient’s condition/cases according to the patient’s presentingcomplaints / signs or symptoms:

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENT (Special or Rare Cases) - As instructed and guided by Physician / Clinician / Pathologist / as per Laboratory’s requirements, according to procedures and protocols.   

This Multi-Specialty Clinical Referral Laboratory “RTDIAGNOSTICS” provide precise and accurate tests with an extensive range of testing service to the medical centers to help in the diagnosis and identification of pathology in the test specimens for infectious diseases and also to evaluate the function of organ systems of the patient. It prevents further complications and helps to stabilize and restore health to near normalcy at the earliest without delay.