Anemia Values Table

Anemia Values Table - Lab Normal (standard deviation)...

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Lab Normal (standard deviation) Anemia *2SD for Hb and Hct Female <12 Male <13.5 Female <36% Male <41% 7.8 (31) x 10 3 140-400 x 10 3 Comments Hemoglobin (Hb) Female – 14.0 (2) Male – 15.5 (2) Hematocrit (Hct) Female – 41% (5) Male – 47% (5) WBC 7.8 (31) x 10 3 Platelets 140-400 x 10 3 Mean Cell Volume (MCV) Measures RBC size Micro <80 Normal 80-100 Macro >100 Microcytosis (reduced synthesis of Hb) Iron deficiency Thalassemia Chronic disease Sideroblastic anemia Macrocytosis (impaired DNA synthesis) Vitamin B12 deficiency Folate deficiency Medications or toxins Metabolic disorders Red Cell Distribution Width (RDW) Measures the uniformity of RBC size RDW = (SD of MCV/MCV)*100 Microcytic Anemia High RDW Iron Deficiency Normal RDW Thalassemia (rule not absolute) - Measures the uniformity of RBC size, more abnormally large RBC increase in RDW - Anisocytosis RDW >15% Absolute Reticulocyte Percentage AbRect% = % Ret. * (Hct/45) - Correction needs to be made to %Ret. because it can be diluted due to the
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