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Noun1.microcytosis - a blood disorder characterized by the presence of microcytes (abnormally small red blood cells) in the bloodmicrocytosis - a blood disorder characterized by the presence of microcytes (abnormally small red blood cells) in the blood; often associated with anemia
microcytic anaemia, microcytic anemia - anemia in which the average size of erythrocytes is smaller than normal
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2] level was significantly elevated, the corresponding hemogram did not demonstrate microcytosis or hypochromia.
Clinicians are often advised that a mean corpuscular volume demonstrating microcytosis is the "best test" to assess a patient for iron deficiency.
The RET_He uses the mean cell volume (MCV) and so results can be affected when there is microcytosis unrelated to IDA, such as, in double RBC populations, in cases of RBC aggregation and when there is hyper or hyponatraemia (12).
Peripheral blood films in these cases revealed hypochromia and microcytosis, target cells and schistocytes and pencil cells in those with iron deficiency complicating beta thalassemia trait.
Accuracy of platelet counting by optical and impedance methods in patients with thrombocytopaenia and microcytosis.
Arsenic-induced echinocytic transformation of erythrocyte was confirmed by SEM analysis, which showed distinct membrane blebbing, increased number of spherocytes and microcytosis, but these were almost absent in the control group (figure 2A and B).
22 There are several similarities in red cell indices of these two groups, for instance reduced Hb, MCV, MCH, microcytosis and hypochromia.
Difference between impedance and optical platelet count methods in patients with microcytosis of red blood cells.
3] Globin synthesis studies and DNA analyses were performed in donors with microcytosis or hypochromia or both associated with normal ferritin, Hb [A.
Red cell calcium leak in congenital hemolytic anemia with extreme microcytosis.
Standard laboratory investigations demonstrated mild anisopoikilocytosis, microcytosis, and anemia, consistent with typical heterozygous beta-thalassemic traits.