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Sickle Cell Disease: Cardiovascular, Pulmonary, and Renal Specialty Collection

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Measure: Reticulocyte Count   #810600

Definition: A bioassay to measure the number of reticulocytes (immature red blood cells).

Purpose: Reticulocyte count measures how fast red blood cells are made. Elevated reticulocyte counts are associated with blood loss, hemolysis and hemolytic anemia, and in response to the anemia of clinical conditions such as sickle cell disease. Reticulocyte counts can also be used to measure efficacy of treatments (e.g., iron replacement therapy).


Keywords: Reticulocyte count, hemolysis, hemoglobin, sickle cell disease, SCD, anemia, hypoxemia, hemolytic anemia, pulmonary hypertension, PH, chronic kidney disease, CKD, vasculopathy, stroke, rare genetic conditions, hemolytic component

Measure Release Date: July 30, 2015

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