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A 35-year-old female asked:

I recently had a cbc done (with a number of other tests) to address thyroid. i'm freaking out due to results. wbc - 5.5 k/ul, rbc 4.32 m/ul mpv was high at 11, absolute immature gr .02 k/ul or 0.4%, monocytes 6.2% basophil 1.6% but absolutes normal?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
All such tests are best explained by the doctor who knows your history/exam and other findings. By themselves the numbers do not represent any urgent or worrisome process. Any "deviation" from the lab listed high or low must be interpreted in context, not as an isolated finding.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Talk to the doctor who ordered the tests. Having said that, none of the results you provided are a cause for concern, Wish you good health!
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Last updated Jun 24, 2022

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