Category: Complete Blood Count

What is RBC in Blood Test?

Here is the meaning of RBC blood test and the indication of medical term RBC, what is the significance of it in the blood test taken from you at the laboratory, we present medical information by people words, so that if you are a medical student you need to search for RBC term in a textbook. RBC blood test is a laboratory test for measuring the concentration of Red Blood Cells in a sample of your blood, RBC is a part of complete blood count test and may be order it separated. What is RBC? is a medical short term for “Red Blood...

What is MPV Blood Test? Mean Platelets Volume Explained

MPV is a medical term for mean platelets volume, mean platelet volume is a value in the CBC blood test to determine the estimated average size of platelets. but Why doctors use MPV blood test? As the average size of platelets is larger when the body is producing more platelets, the MPV test results can be used as a clue to platelet production in bone marrow or platelet destruction problems due to any reason. MPV normal range: A typical range of platelet volumes is 9.7–12.8 fL, which is equivalent to spheres 2.65 to 2.9 µm in diameter. Normal range is given...

Normal Hemoglobin Levels For Pregnancy, Children, Male, and Female

Normal hemoglobin levels chart according to different ages and sex, physiological increase in normal hemoglobin limits is due to pregnancy and newborn. Normal Hemoglobin levels for male: Hemoglobin level is normal from 13.5-17.5 g/dl for adult men, males 12-18 years old have normal hemoglobin results between 12.1-16.6 g/dl. Hemoglobin normal counts increase as the man grows. Normal Hemoglobin levels for female: For adult over 18 years old non-pregnant woman, hemoglobin is from 12.0 – 16.0 g/dl, teenager female under 18 years old have normal hemoglobin level between 12.1-15.3 g/dl. Normal hemoglobin levels during pregnancy ranges from 10 – 14 g/dl,...

Normal CBC values for pregnant during 3rd trimester

Normal allowed values of CBC test through third and final trimester of pregnancy. Do not forget that pregnancy divided into three physiological terms each of which is 12 weeks and including physiological changes to the body and blood circulation. Third pregnancy trimester started from the week 25 to the week 36 after LMP. At the birth, large events to the mother’s body cause seriously decreases in blood counts which cannot considered normal,nevertheless, the situation need more urgent medical action. Unit Count HB g/dl 9.8-13.7 RBC 10^6/ul 3.1-4.44 HCT % 28-39 MCV fl 91-99 MCH pg 27-32 MCHC g/dl 33-37 RETICS...

CBC normal values for pregnant 2nd trimester

Normal allowed values in CBC test especially for pregnant female during the second trimester of gestation. Note that pregnancy course consists of three trimesters, each of which is 12 weeks which logically 3 months from the first day of LMP to the date of birth. Pregnant female has large physiological changes into her circulation especially in the middle of pregnancy, some changes are considered normal and standardized in all laboratories, while normal female show much wider allowed limits. Unit Count HB g/dl 10.0-13.7 RBC 10^6/ul 3.2-4.41 HCT % 30-38 MCV fl 82-97 MCH pg 27-32 MCHC g/dl 33-37 RETICS %...