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reticulocyte

[rə′tik·yə·lə‚sīt]
(histology)
Also known as reticular cell.
A large, immature red blood cell, having a reticular appearance when stained due to retention of portions of the nucleus.
A cell of reticular tissue.
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These events enhance the expression of EPO by hypoxia-inducible factor 1 (HIF-1), with a rise in the reticulocyte count and the immature reticulocyte fraction (IRF) (5-8).
Interpretation & conclusions: The external haematology proficiency testing programme run by our department for Hb, TLC, reticulocyte count, and peripheral blood smear assessment, has helped in improving the reporting standards of these parameters in Indian laboratories.
Coagulation studies, including the PT, PTT, TT, and fibrinogen concentration, are normal in TTP Key diagnostic clues are severely decreased platelet counts (as low as 10 x 109/L), schistocytes and nucleated red blood cells on the peripheral film, an increased reticulocyte count, and a negative direct Coombs' test.
6 g/dL and reticulocyte count to 3% over 10 days; no blood transfusion was required.
Haptoglobin was 181 (nl = 62-171 mg/dL), and reticulocyte count and index were 1.
Whether automated or performed manually, the reticulocyte count has been a mainstay for studying anemias and anticipating recovery of the red-cell population.
Four days later, the absolute reticulocyte count was 146 K/mcL.
The reproducibility for erythrocytes, hemoglobin, hematocrit, MCV, reticulocyte count, Ret-Y, and CHr showed within-run imprecision (CV) of 0.
1 g/dL per day), no change in white cell count, a normal or slightly decreased platelet level, and a reticulocyte count of less than 10,000/[mm.