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Have low retic count of 0.6 and hgb of 138. Family history of chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Concerned

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53 year old woman recently received a low retic count of 0.6 and hgb of 138. Family history of chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Is this a re d flag?
Posted Wed, 14 Nov 2012 in Blood Disorders
Answered by Dr. Jonas Sundarakumar 2 hours later
Hello and welcome to Healthcare Magic. Thanks for your query.

I think you must have mistakenly entered the Hemoglobin value. Is it 13.8 (because 138 is not likey)?

Could you please send me the entire blood test report...
(Usually a complete blood count will include Hemoglobin, Hematocrit / PCV, MCV, MHC, MCHC, Reticulocyte count, WBC and Patelet counts, etc.)

Wish you all the best.

- Dr. Jonas Sundarakumar
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