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Flashcards in HEMA 2 LEC - PRINCIPLES IN BLOOD CELL COUNTING Deck (10):
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– volume of the average RBC in a given blood sample

MCV

2

– amount of hemoglobin, by weight, in the average RBC in a given blood sample

MCH

3

– concentration of hemoglobin (w/v) in the average RBC in a given blood sample

MCHC

4

– thickness of the average RBC in a given sample

MCAT or MCT

5

– average amount of hemoglobin in each RBC compared with the average amount in a normal RBC


Color Index

6

– average size of RBC compared with the average size of a normal RBC

Volume Index

7

– average amount of hemoglobin per unit volume of RBC in relation to the normal RBC

Saturation Index

8

– average diameter of RBC in microns

MCD

9

– width of RBC population distribution derived from histogram, numerical expression of the degree of anisocytosis

RDW

10

High in spherocytosis (38 g/dL)

MCHC

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