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What does a high rdw indicate?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
High red cell: Turn over. Rdw is the term for variation in red cell size and is elevated in iron deficiency anemia, hemolytic anemia, following blood loss or any other state in which red cells are being lost and generated at an increased rate.

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