reticulocyte


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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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The same pathologist (to avoid individual variation) reported all the reticulocyte counts and he was blinded of the study.
These conditions did not fit in with the clinical picture of our case but without extensive testing it is hard to distinguish between stippling of the cell and staining of the internal contents of the reticulocyte. A point in the favour of reticulocyte staining is that the inclusions were only present in the polychromatic cells of the film, whereas basophilic stippling would be visible in polychromatic and normochromic red cells.
Low "hemoglobin and hematocrit" and high "reticulocyte count and LDH" were associated with significantly lower level of vitamin D in other studies [27-29].
We monitored the serial changes in hemoglobin concentration, reticulocyte counts, and E% of plasma DNA in 4 patients with iron deficiency anemia receiving intravenous iron therapy due to intolerance to gastrointestinal side effects from oral iron.
And, in spite of anemia, the reticulocyte count did not respond to the stimuli; it was very low during this treatment in this case (Figure 4).
Reticulocyte indices evaluate the bone marrow's response to the anemia.
(8) It has previously been reported that elevated lactate dehydrogenase levels, high mean corpuscular volume, and low reticulocyte counts together suggest a thrombotic microangiopathy related to [B.sub.12] deficiency and should prompt further investigation.
Corrected reticulocyte count = (reticulocyte% x patient's HCT)/normal HCT.
Reticulocyte production did not decrease as a result of infection in STAT1[sup]−/− mice or their 1296 controls [Figure 5]b, but there was a significant loss of biotinylated RBC in both strains compared with sham-infected mice [Figure 5]c.