Erythrocyte indices

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Erythrocyte indices

Quantification of size and cell haemoglobin content or concentration of the erythrocyte, usually derived from erythrocyte count, blood haemoglobin concentration, and haematocrit. Includes the mean cell volume (mcv), mean cell haemoglobin (mch), and mean cell haemoglobin concentration (mchc). Use also for cell diameter and thickness.