Blood Work 2009

GREEN numbers signify normal counts.

RED numbers signify high counts.

YELLOW numbers signify low counts.

Medication changes are noted, in BOLD, when they were made.

WBC is a count of the actual number of white blood cells per volume of blood.

RBC is a count of the actual number of red blood cells per volume of blood.

Hemoglobin measures the amount of oxygen-carrying protein in the blood.

Hematocrit measures the percentage of red blood cells in a given volume of whole blood.

MCV (Mean corpuscular volume) is a measurement of the average size of your red blood cells.

MCH (Mean corpuscular hemoglobin) is a calculation of the average amount of oxygen-carrying hemoglobin inside a red blood cell.

MCHC (Mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration) is a calculation of the average concentration of hemoglobin inside a red cell.

RDW (Red cell distribution width) is a calculation of the variation in the size of your red blood cells.

Platelet count is the number of platelets in a given volume of blood.

MPV (Mean platelet volume) is a measurement of the average size of your platelets.

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