Category: Complete Blood Count

What is RBC normal range in CBC blood test?

RBC normal range chart 2017 according to age and case. Measurement units: Conventional units: 10^6/ul, means million cells per microliter of blood. The liter has 1 milion microliter. SI units: 10^12/L, means trillion cells per liter of blood. Red blood cells show in different normal ranges for different ages and body situations. Normal range means: the expected numbers for a specific age and status. Did you know, what is RBC? RBC Normal Range chart by age: As the human age increase, the red blood cells normally decrease in count. RBC normal range for new birth babies: Infants have higher red...

High Ferritin Normal Iron and Anemia in my blood test results.

I have anemia but high ferritin normal iron in my blood tests, I am a male,my age is 56 years, suffering from frequent stomach pain, heart palpitations or chest pains, general weakness and fatigue with unexplained reason, and joint pain. My blood screen at hospital shows: Haemoglobin level: 12.0 g/dl (men Hb ranges: serum iron: 81 (65 – 175 ug/dl). Serum ferritin: 1100 ng/ml (20 – 300 ). What do my blood test results mean? Please explain, what can cause anemia with normal iron and high ferritin levels in my blood? Anemia is considered when Hemoglobin ( Hb ) content less than 13.5 gm %...

What is RDW in CBC Blood Test?

When reading the CBC blood test you find a value in front of RDW line, what does it mean? Here we understand the clinical meaning and use of the medical term “RDW”. RDW is an estimated value reported in a blood test called “CBC test” CBC test means complete blood count or Full blood cells count. RDW is a medical term for Red Cell Distribution Width. Red Cell Distribution Width estimation based on the automated counters calculation of the Red cells distribution width, not a difficult as it sound, so lets start the blood story from the beginning. You go...

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...