# Smear Study (Microscopic)

The purpose of the smear study microscopy test is to observe the specimen under microscopy after applying special staining procedures in a glass slide. Observing for abnormalities or changes in red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets, and parasitic pathogens in the specimen such as blood, sputum, or urine.
Test Code: 756
₹ 250.00


Blood Smear is also called Peripheral Blood Smear, Manual Differential, Red blood cell Morphology, and Erythrocyte Morphology. The blood Smear test calculates the red blood cells (RBC), White Blood cells (WBC), and Platelets to find their levels and their functions. This test is taken for diagnosing disorders and diseases related to blood cells.


This test is usually done for the medical diagnosis of any abnormalities in RBCs, WBCs, platelets, and any infectious parasites and/or intra-cellular changes within WBCs indicating certain pathologies, etc. This test is suggested in patients with symptoms such as body aches, fever, chills, headaches, fatigue, shortness of breath, etc. Other associated tests include flow cytometers and Neubauer counting chamber.

General instructions:

Sample Requirement: Specimen - Blood sample drawn from the vein. Test Preparation: None.

NOTE - Sample for specimen collections may vary based on the patient’s condition/cases according to the patient’s presenting complaints/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 “RTDIAGNOSTICSprovides precise and accurate tests with an extensive range of testing services 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.