>>Full Blood Count for Anaemia Screening

Anaemia is the most common cause of tiredness and lack of ability to concentrate in teenagers, considerably more common in girls. An estimated 5-10% of people in this age group will go undiagnosed though it can cause many issues.

This test checks the types and numbers of cells in your blood, giving a detailed test of the red cells including their size and condition. It also may provide important clues about certain health problems you may have.

An FBC may detect signs of:

  • Iron deficiency anaemia
  • Vitamin B12 deficiency
  • Anaemia infection
  • Inflammation
  • Bleeding
  • Clotting disorders.

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