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What does an elevated RDW level mean if all other levels are within normal range? RDW level is 15.1%

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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In brief: Really, nothing

Reference ranges are set so that a few percent of healthies fall outside on either side.
Keep this in mind. In iron deficiency before anemia begins, high RDW is the first change. Could this be a factor?

In brief: Really, nothing

Reference ranges are set so that a few percent of healthies fall outside on either side.
Keep this in mind. In iron deficiency before anemia begins, high RDW is the first change. Could this be a factor?
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
RDW of 15.1 is nothing to be concerned about.
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