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Not tested in CBC: In CBC test lab uses venous blood and will count and measure cells in the blood like red cells, white cells and platelets. To test for co2 you need arterial blood gases, plasma or serum and is usually for conditions like metabolic acidosis in which case will increase co2 values. Also in cases of COPD and respiratory acidosis can have co2 elevated. ...Read more
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
Lowish neuts, maybe?: Percentages don't give much useful information, and absolute white cells counts are of importance if and only if they're considerably away from the reference range, which is set so that a few percent of healthies fall outside. Many folks simply run low-neutrophils for a lifetime without a problem. How do you FEEL? ...Read more
Monocytes slightly elevated in CBC immature granulocytes at max normal, and my cd 8+ is 3 times the max normal, and has been for 2 years...any ideas?
We need to see your: Need to see your CBC and differential count. If you can send us your complete blood count(CBC) result we can help you sort it out better. Monocyte counts are rarely of any consequence but it all depends on your WBC count and the different types of white cells(called Differential count). ...Read more
Wbc count elevated past 5 cbcs now dr says seeing a different type of WBC waiting on a hemotologist to come see me , what schould i expect to hear ?
A working diagnosis: Whether you have a low-grade leukemia or other myeloproliferative / myelodysplastic syndrome. Many of these require no treatment and/or can be managed fairly easily. Since you are clever enough to have found healthtap, you will want to learn about your test results -- there will probably be a lot of gene studies and you'll be getting an education. Best wishes. ...Read more
Ana+ spec 1:640 elevated sed. Cbc ok. Metabolic ok. Urine ok. Up back pain and rt flank burning/pain present one year. Throastic MRI ok. Lupus neg.
Ana+w/speck pat. 1:640. Sed rate elevated CRP ok. Cbc and metabolic and urine ok. Up back pain. Fatigue. Right flank pain. Lupus panel negatiive. ?
Not lupus!: The elevated sed rate is less important than a normal crp. The ANA is not important, since it appears to be false positive. Many things can increase the esr, including diabetes, metabolic syndrome, female hormones:all increase serum fibrinogen! also, connective tissue diseases rarely cause back pain. I believe you have a back problem unrelated to these tests. See someone in rheumatology or ortho! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need more info: While your B12 level is above normal, that in itself is not a cause for concern. However, sometimes it is high due to liver damage and bone marrow disorders. If these are excluded by other tests, then you can ignore it. See this site for more info on this topic. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003705.htm ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why I have monocytes, absolute elevated if everything else in CBC (includes diff/plc) test is normal?
Probably no reason: The reference range is set so that 5% of healthy folks will test high. I'm going to assume there are no abnormal forms, that you do not have anything to suggest typhoid fever or advancing tuberculosis, and that this is an anomaly found on routine lab work. If so, stop worrying about it. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
CBC test results: Elevated MCHC, elevated MCH, bottom of range for Haematocrit, everything else within normal ranges. What do these results mean?
Nothing: Your physician may want to repeat them. I trust you do not have spherocytosis or if you do, that you've been worked up. At most, a reticulocye count may be in order. Sometimes the machines can be a bit mis-calibrated. High MCHC is quite uncommon and if you feel well I wouldn't be troubled. Reference ranges are set so that a few percent of healthies fall outside on either end. ...Read more
My CBC is normal with the exception of my elevated RBC (6.12 h) and low MCV (73.9 l) and MCH (24.1 l). I'm asian, can anyone explain this to me?
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