Flashcards in eLA Complete Blood Count Deck (10):
Decrease in total red cell mass; reflected by hematocrit and hemoglobin
Microcytic anemia has?
Macrocytic anemia has?
Elevated reticulocytes are indicative of what?
An active hematopoietic system
The speed with which RBCs fall in a tube
Elevated ESR levels can be attributed to?
Pancytopenia is what?
Decreased numbers in all four CBC categories
"Cytosis" means what?
Platelet loss due to peripherial destruction most often presents with what?
Increased mean platelet values