count, reticulocyte

count, reticulocyte (rətik´yəlōsīt),

n the number of reticulocytes in the circulating blood, giving some indication of bone marrow activity. The number is increased after acute blood loss and after recovery from anemia. The number is decreased in anemias associated with defective red cell or hemoglobin production (nutritional, endocrine, toxic, or displacement anemias). The normal range is 0.5% to 1.5% of the erythrocytes.
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Reticulocyte staining reagent used for XN Series in Five Part Differential Hematology Analysers with unmatured granulocytes should come with 24 ml pack and should have adequate amount of polymethine dye to label die reticulocytes in diluted blood sample for the assay of reticulocyte count, reticulocyte percent and platelet count in blood with automated hematology analyzers
The following tests were ordered: CBC, platelet count, reticulocyte count, total serum billirubin, total serum iron and total iron-binding capacity (TIBC), and a stool examination for occult blood, ova, and parasites.
To clarify the differential diagnoses, additional studies could have been evaluated at this point: a C-reactive prorein to define the presence of an inflammatory process; an intact parathyroid hormone (PTH) level to rule out secondary hyperparathyroidism; and serum lactate dehydrogenase (LDH), absolute reticulocyte count, reticulocyte index, and reticulocyte production index as markers of erythropoieric activity.
The blood smear results, complete blood count, reticulocyte count, and other markers for chronic anemia or hemolysis were within the appropriate reference intervals.
In addition, other tests routinely performed included ABO, Rh, direct antiglobulin test (DAT), complete blood count, reticulocyte count, and neonatal bilirubin.
FG-2216 also increased iron and transferrin saturation and hematocrit, hemoglobin, red cell count, reticulocyte count, mean cell volume and mean cell hemoglobin and restored those parameters to levels not different from unchallenged controls.