Tagged: Polycythemia

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 ESR Blood Test Results (Elevated RBC Sed Rate Levels)

What is sed rate? Sed rate is a short form for Erythrocyte sedimentation rate and abbreviated to ESR Test too. Sedimentation rate blood test is measured by letting an amount of blood to separated and settled to the bottom of a tube in a certain amount of time, so that the RBC sed rate is the volume of Red blood Cells precipitated in an hour time. What is sed rate used for? Why my doctor want me to take ESR blood test? The main purpose to measure the rate of RBC sedimentation is to monitor the inflammation progress, Inflammation means...