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Blood work of a child done for erythrocyte count, hemoglobin, PCV, MCV, lymphocyte. Concerned for thalassemia

My son is 5 years. His Full Blood Count is as follows: Erythrocyte Count = 4.62 Hemoglobin = 5.9 PCV = 24.8% MCV = 53.7 fl MCH = 12.8 pg MCHC = 23.8% RDW-CV = 25.7% Leucocyte Count 8100 / c.m.m. Platelet / c.m.m. = 590,000 W.B.C. Neutrophil = 52%, Lymphocyte = 41%, Eosinophil = 1%, Monocyte = 5%, Basophil = 1% Please Inform his status. As i am worried for thalassemia. My e-mail id.: YYYY@YYYY
Asked On : Sat, 12 May 2012
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Dear user,

This clinical picture is compatible with iron deficiency anemia. It is unlikely to be a thalassemia. So, please don't worry.

= Dr. Taher
Answered: Thu, 13 Jun 2013
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