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4735 HEM

Code and name of test:

4735 HEM

The corpuscular haemoglobin is an erythrocyte colour index that refers to the average quantity of haemoglobin per erythrocyte unit. It is computed using the formula: (haemoglobin / No. of red blood cells) x 10

Usefulness:

  • It helps in the differential diagnosis of various types of anaemia, alongside other corpuscular indexes.

Bibliography:

  • Haematology for Healthcare High Schools, Dr. Traian Hossu, Dr. Margareta Parascan, Editura didactica si pedagogica, Bucharest 1974
  • Veterinary Clinical Laboratory Manual, Prof. doc. honoris causa Sabin Ghergariu, PhD, Prof. Alexandru Pop, PhD, Head of Works Chemist Laszlo Kadar, Prof. Marina Spinu, PhD

Specimens:

venous blood samples collected with anticoagulant

Response time:

1 business day, depending on the number of samples

Methodology:

quality test