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CBC Lab Values
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What is the normal RBC count for women?
What is the normal RBC count for men?
What is the normal hematocrit level for women?
What is the normal hematocrit level for men?
What is the normal hemoglobin level for women?
What is the normal hemoglobin level for men?
What is the normal mean corpuscular volume (MCV) for women?
What is the normal mean corpusular volume (MVC) for men?
What is the normal mean corpuscular hemoglobin (MCH)?
What is the normal corpuscular hemoglobin concentration (MCHC)?
What is the normal WBC count?
What is the normal platelet level?
RBCs, hemoglobin, and hematocrit are increased in what?
-High altitude or after increased physical training
-Polycythemia or erythrocytosis
RBCs, hemoglobin, and hematocrit are decreased in what?
-Anemia or blood loss
-Abnormal loss of erythrocytes
-Abnormal destruction of erythrocytes
-Lack of needed elements or hormones for erythrocyte production
-Bone marrow suppression
Mean corpuscular volume (MCV) and mean corpuscular hemoglobin (MHC) are increased in what?
-(Macrocytic, or larger than normal) pernicious anemia
-Folic acid deficiencies
Mean corpuscular volume (MCV) and mean corpuscular hemoglobin (MCH) are decreased in what?
-(Microcytic, or smaller than normal) iron-deficiency anemia
Mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration (MCHC) is increased in what?
(Rare) Spherocytosis or anemia
Mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration (MCHC) is decreased in what?
WBC count is increased in what?
WBC count is decreased in what?
-Bone marrow depression
Platelets are increased in what?
-(Thrombocytosis) may indicated polycythemia vera
-Splenectomy (temporary increase)
Platelets are decreased in what?
-(Thrombocytopenia) suppressed bone marrow function
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