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Feature September 2014 Issue

What to Know About Blood Tests

A blood test evaluates the sample in two separate processes, a complete blood count (CBC) and a blood chemistry panel.

What to Know About Blood Tests

The main function of your catís blood is to transport oxygen and nutrients to the tissues throughout her body and to carry carbon dioxide and wastes away from those tissues. But her blood plays many other roles as well, contributing to such diverse processes as cell development, tissue repair and the warding off of infection.

The main function of your catís blood is to transport oxygen and nutrients to the tissues throughout her body and to carry carbon dioxide and wastes away from those tissues. But her blood plays many other roles as well, contributing to such diverse processes as cell development, tissue repair and the warding off of infection.

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