Absolute Monocytes Count

Monocytes are one of the white blood cells that originated in the bone marrow. This forms the immune system of the body. AMC test evaluates the monocytes count in the blood. A high or low count of monocytes causes health Issues. This test helps to diagnose parasitic infections and Autoimmune disorder (High count) and Monocytopenia (Low count).
Test Code: 2811
₹ 140.00



Monocytes are circulating macrophages that have a key role in the inflammatory and anti-inflammatory process (i.e. asthma and allergic reactions) during an immune response. Higher levels of monocytes in the blood are called monocytosis. It could be due to viral infections such as infectious mononucleosis, mumps, measles, parasitic infections, chronic inflammatory diseases, cardiovascular diseases, TB, sub-acute bacterial endocarditis, brucellosis, etc. symptoms for monocytosis are splenomegaly. Low levels of monocytes can be due to treatment for cancers such as chemotherapy or radiation therapy, infections or disorders of the bone marrow, etc. symptoms for monocytopenia are fatigue and fever. Other associated tests include flow cytometry, antibody blood test, bone marrow aspirate, bone marrow biopsy, cytogenic and molecular testing, etc.

General instructions:

Sample Requirement: Specimen - Blood sample drawn from the vein/fingertip prick for capillary blood. Test Preparation: Get suggestions from your doctor.

NOTE - Sample for specimen collections may vary based on the patient’s condition/cases according to the patient’s presentingcomplaints / 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 “RTDIAGNOSTICS” provides 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.