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Done with blood test. What does this indicate?

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Here are also my lab report
Posted Tue, 24 Sep 2013 in X-ray, Lab tests and Scans
Answered by Dr. Michelle Gibson James 1 hour later
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it is a good result

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Hi, thanks for using healthcare magic

The blood test reflects a full blood count and blood group.

The full blood count looks at the haemoglobin, platelets and white cell count.

The only abnormal result was the monocytes. Monocytes are a type of white blood cell. Your count was 0.4 % above the normal.
The white cell count however is normal, this mean that it is unlikely that an infection is present.

The increase is very small and not significant especially in light of the normal absolute monocyte count of 0.6.

A significantly high monocyte count can sometimes occur in viral illnesses, persistent inflammation, stress response of the body, parasite infections.

The neutrophils, lymphocytes, eosinophils and basophils are all normal. These are also types of white cells.

A low haemoglobin would mean that a person is anemic. The values for the MCV, MCH , red cell mass and MCHC would then be used to identify the possible cause of the low haemoglobin.
Your haemoglobin count is normal and also the supporting values mentioned.

The platelet count and the Mean platelet volume go together. The platelets are responsible for clotting of the blood and the mean platelet volume gives and indication of the size of the platelets.
Your platelet count and mean platelet volume were

In summary your full blood count is normal

I hope this helps,feel free to ask any additional questions
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