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Ask a Pathologist: Blood Tests and Lab Work

Certain blood tests may point to possible heart attacks or other heart conditions. Dr. Adams, a pathologist who runs those tests in the lab, explains what you need to know.

Here’s why your doctor may order a Complete Blood Count (CBC) test and what it may reveal about your immune system, infection, anemia, blood clotting, and more.

Pathologist Dr. Adams explains important details, including how what you eat before a test may or may not make a difference in your results.

Dr. Adams shares the inside story. Here’s what to know about lab work to be confident about lab test results.