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Complete Blood Count Test: Costs, Purpose, Normal Range and Interpretation

CBC Test (Hemogram Test)

  • Sample Type : Blood
  • Parameters : 24
  • Report Time : 24/48 Hrs
  • Home Collection: Yes
  • Fasting : Not Required
  • Age Group: All
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CBC Test (Hemogram Test) (24 Tests Included)

  • Basophils - Absolute Count
  • Eosinophils - Absolute Count
  • Lymphocytes - Absolute Count
  • Monocytes - Absolute Count
  • Neutrophils - Absolute Count
  • Basophils
  • Eosinophils
  • Hemoglobin
  • Immature Granulocytes(Ig)
  • Immature Granulocyte Percentage(Ig%)
  • Total Leucocytes Count
  • Lymphocyte Percentage
  • Nucleated Red Blood Cells %
  • Mean Corpuscular Hemoglobin(Mch)
  • Mean Corp.hemo.conc(Mchc)
  • Mean Corpuscular Volume(Mcv)
  • Monocytes
  • Neutrophils
  • Nucleated Red Blood Cells
  • Nucleated Red Blood Cells %
  • Hematocrit(Pcv)
  • Platelet Count
  • Total Rbc
  • Red Cell Distribution Width (Rdw-cv)
  • Red Cell Distribution Width - Sd(Rdw-sd)

A CBC Test or Complete Blood Count Test is a routine blood test that is included in most health screenings to gauge your overall health profile. 

Essentially, a CBC blood test measures different parts and properties of the blood, such as:

  • Red Blood Cells (RBCs) - these cells are responsible for oxygen transportation through the bloodstream 
  • White Blood Cells (WBCs) - these cells act as the guards against infections 
  • Haemoglobin - The oxygen-carrying protein in the RBCs
  • Haematocrit - The amount of RBCs in the blood 
  • Platelets - These are responsible for blood clotting 

A complete hemogram test helps your healthcare provider diagnose disorders, diseases, and infections, such as:

  • Anaemia 
  • Bone marrow disorders 
  • Agranulocytosis, thalassemia and sickle cell anaemia 
  • Cancers, such as leukaemias and lymphomas 
  • Side effects of chemotherapy and other prescription medications 
  • Mineral and Most common Vitamin deficiencies 

HealthcareOnTime's CBC Test (hemogram test) measures a total of 24 parameters, providing an extensive analysis of your blood composition.

Learn everything about Hemogram testing before you book lab test online. Understand the why, how, and what of this test.

Why Do I Need Complete Blood Count Test?

Your healthcare provider will recommend you to opt for a CBC profile test 

  • To detect and monitor blood-related abnormalities 
  • To diagnose or monitor several health disorders, and conditions 
  • To evaluate your overall health profile 
  • To diagnose medical conditions, such as weakness, fatigue, fever, swelling, pain, bruises, or bleeding 
  • If you have symptoms, such as fever, nausea, inflammation, high blood pressure and joint pain 

You can opt for in-clinic or CBC tests online from the comfort of your home to keep a tab on your overall health profile. 

Your healthcare provider will also recommend a CBC medical test to gauge your:

  • Mean Corpuscular Haemoglobin - measures the hemoglobin count in your RBC 
  • Mean Corpuscular Haemoglobin Concentration - Measures the amount of haemoglobin in a certain volume of blood 
  • Red Cell Distribution Width - Assesses the varying sizes of RBCs
  • Reticulocyte count - Measures the number of new RBCs 
  • Mean Platelet Volume - Measures the average number of platelets in your blood
  • Platelet Distribution Width - Assesses the varying sizes of Platelets 
  • White Blood Cell Count Differential - Measures the individual volumes of leukocytes, such as basophils, eosinophils, lymphocytes, monocytes and neutrophils. 

How To Prepare For CBC Medical Test?

To prepare for Complete blood checkup, follow these steps: Consult your healthcare provider, inform them about medications, avoid intense exercise, follow fasting instructions if given, and provide accurate medical history.

Should you book blood test online to check your complete blood count levels or go to the nearest clinic and get it done by a medical professional? Let's Find Out.

Are you wondering if you can take an hemogram test at home?

The answer is yes! You can conveniently book a CBC test online and perform it in the comfort of your own home. HealthcareOnTime’s at-home lab testing service in association with Thyrocare, provides a convenient and efficient way to get important medical tests done from the comfort of your place, without the need for a doctor's visit or a trip to a lab. It is always preferable to consult with a healthcare provider about any concerns regarding your test results.

How Much Does CBC Test Cost?

The cbc test price varies significantly depending on many factors.

  • Location: cbc test price in India may vary depending on the city or the region in which the test is conducted. For example, in Bangalore or Mumbai, it might be expensive as compared to small towns.
  • Type of facility centres: The cbc test price also varies between private hospitals, government hospitals, and diagnostic centres. cbc blood test cost is lower in government hospitals as compared to private ones.
  • Healthcare centres: Diagnostic centres, laboratories and hospitals may have different Lipid test costs. It depends upon the benefits and reputation of the healthcare centre.
  • Insurance Coverage: Individuals with health insurance can cover partial or all costs depending on their policy coverage and network providers.
  • Other tests: complete blood screening test can be part of a larger panel of tests The overall cost may vary depending on the number and type of tests included in the panel.
  • Additional services: Additional services such as home sample collection, express test results, or additional charges for special management may be paid, which contributes to the overall cbc test cost.

On average, the cbc test price in India can range from INR. 200 to INR. 800, depending on the location and laboratory. By choosing HealthcareOnTime testing facilities, you can get affordable package costing for your Thyrocare CBC Test

Package Type

Parameters Covered

Price (INR)

CBC Test

24 parameters

Rs. 260

You've received your CBC Test results, but you may still be uncertain about whether they fall within the normal range. Continue reading this section to gain clarity on whether your CBC results are within the expected range or not.

What Does CBC Test Results Mean?

The normal ranges of complete blood profile tests include 


Reference Range (Males) 

Reference Range (Females) 



4.35 - 5.65 trillion cells/L

3.92 - 5.13 trillion cells/L

Normal range 


3.4 to 9.6 billion cells/L

3.4 to 9.6 billion cells/L

Normal range 


13.2 - 16.6 grams/dL 

11.6 to 15 grams/dL

Normal range


38.3% to 48.6%

35.5% to 44.9%

Normal range


135 to 317 billion/L

157 to 371 billion/L

Normal range 

If your test CBC test results are above or below these CBC normal ranges, you should seek immediate consultation with your healthcare provider. 

What Conditions Can Cause High CBC Levels? 

A high RBC count may be caused due to 

  • Dehydration 
  • Cardiovascular diseases 
  • Polycythemia (a bone marrow disorder that leads to excess RBC production) 
  • Lungs scarring due to sedentary lifestyle choices and other lungs diseases 
  • Kidney diseases 

Medical conditions and other aspects related to high WBC count include:

  • Autoimmune conditions 
  • Inflammatory diseases 
  • Allergic reactions 
  • Bacterial and viral infections 
  • Leukaemia 
  • Hodgkin disease 

Possible aspects that lead to a high Haemoglobin count in your complete haemogram test include:

  • Living at high altitudes
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases 
  • Heart and lungs diseases 
  • Kidney cancers 
  • Smoking tobacco products and other sedentary lifestyle choices 

Possible causes of high haematocrit levels include:

  • Excessive RBC production due to lungs diseases, congenital heart diseases, heart failure and Polycythemia (a bone marrow disorder) 
  • Inadequate blood plasma due to dehydration and shock 

Temporary conditions that may lead to high platelet count include:

  • Recovery from a recent injury 
  • Recovery from blood loss post surgery 
  • Recovery from Vitamin B12 deficiency 
  • Birth control pills 
  • Excessive physical exertion 

Medical conditions responsible for a surge in the platelet count include:

  • Cancer 
  • Iron deficiency-led anaemia 
  • Inflammatory disorders and infections 
  • Splenectomy or surgical removal of the spleen  

What Conditions Can Cause Low CBC Levels? 

A low RBC count may be caused due to 

  • Anaemia 
  • Leukaemia 
  • Malnutrition 
  • Multiple myeloma 
  • Kidney failure 
  • Pregnancy

Medical conditions and other aspects related to low WBC count include:

  • Lymphoma
  • Liver diseases 
  • Spleen diseases 

Possible aspects that lead to a low Haemoglobin count in your haemogram blood test include:

  • Lack of iron, and folate (Vitamin B12) in your diet 
  • Severe blood loss 
  • Internal bleeding 
  • Sickle cell anaemia 
  • Hypothyroidism 
  • Splenomegaly (An enlarged spleen cause due to infections, liver conditions or cancers) 
  • Bone marrow conditions 
  • Chronic kidney diseases   

Possible causes of low haematocrit levels include:

  • Anaemia 
  • Bone marrow diseases 
  • Cancers that spread to the bone marrow - leukaemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma, etc. 

Conditions that may cause abnormally low levels of platelet count include:

  • HIV, AIDS, Measles, Hepatitis and other viral infections 
  • Certain medications 
  • Cancers that eventually spread to the bone marrow 
  • Aplastic anaemia 
  • Sepsis 
  • Autoimmune diseases 
  • Liver cirrhosis 
  • Chronic bleeding 
  • Chemotherapy 

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Experience cost-effective lab testing at-home with HealthcareOnTime's exclusive partnership with Thyrocare. Benefit from competitive prices while ensuring precise results. Our collaboration with Thyrocare Technologies Limited guarantees affordability without compromising on the accuracy and reliability of your lab test.

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At HealthcareOnTime, we've got your back with our comprehensive health checkup packages! Take charge of your well-being by booking online. These packages empower you to stay ahead, catching potential issues early for timely management. It's like having a health ally, and making informed decisions for a healthier, happier life.

Disclaimer: Although we have endeavoured to provide accurate information on this page, we strongly recommend that you seek advice from your doctor before relying on any of the test ranges or lab-test recommendations mentioned herein.


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