CBC Blood Test
CBC w/ Diff Hgb, Hct, RBC, Plt CBC CBC stands for complete blood count, or full blood count, and is the shorthand for a blood test evaluating the cells in a blood sample. Hgb stands for hemoglobin, the red blood cells which carry iron. Hct is hematocrit - the proportion of plasma and formed elements, WBC are the white blood cells which are used to fight infection. Plt are platelets, which are responsible for blood clotting.
Dr. Shapiro recommends this test as part of a blood panel for hair loss indicators.See complete list of recommended tests.