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What does Rdw CV mean?

What does Rdw CV mean?

Red blood cell distribution width (RDW or RDW-CV or RCDW and RDW-SD) is a measure of the range of variation of red blood cell (RBC) volume that is reported as part of a standard complete blood count. Usually red blood cells are a standard size of about 68 m in diameter.

What is a good platelet count?

What is a Normal Platelet Count? Platelet count is the number of platelets in the blood. A normal platelet count ranges from 150,000 to 350,000. If the number of platelets is too low, excessive bleeding can occur.

What cancers cause a high platelet count?

The incidence of cancer rose with age and with a higher platelet count; at least a third of patients with lung and colorectal cancer who had pre-diagnosis thrombocytosis had no other symptoms which would indicate malignancy.

What infections cause high platelets?

Infection. Inflammatory disorders such as Kawasaki disease (rare childhood disease that involves inflammation of the blood vessels) Myelodysplasia (group of conditions in which the blood cells are abnormal in development or function) Myelofibrosis (disorder that results in scar tissue in the bone marrow)

Is 437 a high platelet count?

In general, a platelet count more than 450,000 cells per microliter is considered elevated; this is known as thrombocytosis.

Is 414 a high platelet count?

Normal Results The normal number of platelets in the blood is 150,000 to 400,000 platelets per microliter (mcL) or 150 to 400 × 109/L. Normal value ranges may vary slightly.