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The result of a CBC shows that my 8 year old daughter has high monocyte count which is 12.7 and her hemoglobin count is 151. She has been having fever for 2 nights already which usually occurs in the evening or at dawn. What does this indicate?

The result of a CBC shows that my 8 year old daughter has high monocyte count which is 12.7 and her hemoglobin count is 151. She has been having fever for 2 nights already which usually occurs in the evening or at dawn. What does this indicate?

Could be virus: That level of monos is not worrisome. A virus can cause the fever and many can cause mild elevations of the monocyte count. Her hemoglobin is fine. I would have her rechecked if the fevers continue for more than four days. ...Read more

Complete Blood Count (Definition)

Share on twitter bookmark & share printer-friendly version a complete blood count (CBC) test measures the following: •the number of red blood cells (rbc count) •the number of white blood cells (wbc count) •the total amount of hemoglobin in the blood •the fraction of the blood composed of ...Read more


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For 57+ female, what are the CBC results to indicate Hemolytic Anemia ? Hb 10.6, RBC 3.6, PCV 33.5, Pt 1.2L, MCV 93, MCHC 31.6, Ferritin 36. B12 450.

For 57+ female, what are the CBC results to indicate Hemolytic Anemia ? Hb 10.6, RBC 3.6, PCV 33.5, Pt 1.2L, MCV 93, MCHC 31.6, Ferritin 36. B12 450.

LDH: 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. Having said that, the results you provided indicate anemia but are not appropriate for a diagnosis of hemolysis. It would have been helpful to have the result of LDH enzyme level. ...Read more

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Is a Potassium Blood test result of 5.3 mmol/L and a BUN result of 19mg/dL indicate anything, if all other CBC and CMP results are in range?

Is a Potassium Blood test result of 5.3 mmol/L and a BUN result of 19mg/dL indicate anything, if all other CBC and CMP results are in range?

Check next year: The high potassium may simply be due to a little hemolysis during drawing or transportation. If you feel well otherwise, it's your physician's call whether to repeat it or just text next year. ...Read more

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Grandfather has abnormal CBC results, what to do?

Grandfather has abnormal CBC results, what to do?

Autonomy rules: Unless granddad is mentally disabled, he's discussed his results with his physician and has been advised what to do. There are hundreds of different possible abnormalities of the cbc, and if you're actually the caregiver, you'll be instructed what to do. Otherwise, it's his business. You must care very much about him to have asked and i hope his health recovers. ...Read more

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What is MCV {h} 107 fl on CBC indicate?

See below: Macrocytosis may be due to deficiency of folate, (folic acid) b12, alcohol abuse, hypothyroidism and a number of other disorders. See this site for more info and consult your doctor. http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/2085770-overview. ...Read more

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What does a high RDW in a CBC indicate?

What does a high RDW in a CBC indicate?

Depends...: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/red_blood_cell_distribution_width -- RDW is a measure of the variation of red blood cell (rbc) volume. What it indicates depends on the context of other lab values and history and physical exam. ...Read more

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I did a CBC (hemogram), what results are normal?

I did a CBC (hemogram), what results are normal?

What did you do?: To do this by hand requires old instruments that are not very accurate. You will probably want to ask the manufacturer for a reference range for each component of the exam. Don't be too upset if they fall outside as it's difficult to be precise if you're doing it as a science project. ...Read more

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Will holding your breath for over a minute during your CBC change the results?

No.: Try it and see. This will certainly influence some lab tests, but the CBC is just a measure of the number of cells in your blood none of which changes in any significant way over short spans of time or with changes in respiration. ...Read more

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What could a high RDW indicate when all other levels of a CBC are in the normal range?

RDW: High RDW indicates increased variability in red cell size, called anisocytosis, which is commonly found in nutritional deficiency such as iron, folate, (folic acid) and vitamin b12. High RDW alone is not specific. Combination of MCV and rdw, retic can be more suggestive. Sometime increased rbc frament can also give high rdw. Thus a blood smear review is usually helpful for high rdw. ...Read more

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I had done my CBC & got Result that my PCT is 0.3 & PDW is 10.7 will it affects to my body?

Check report CBC res: The more important tests are about your CBC(complete blood count). If that is normal, then rest of the things that you are concerned about are not of any concern....just the Hgb, WBC and Platelet counts are important. ...Read more

Cbc (Definition)

CBC stands for complete blood count. This is a lab test that counts the different formed elements- red and white ...Read more