What causes an a/g ratio of .9 (normal range 1-2) with anemia?
my hgb or blood count is 10.4. i have slightly low hct, mcv, mch, and mchc . causes?
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Pathology 29 years experience
Iron deficiency?: The a/g ratio indicates slightly low gamma globulin and is a very crude measure of immune function. The hgb/ red cell parameters are most suggestive of iron deficiency. Additions tests including a ferritin level are needed to confirm.
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