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What is RBC Count in Haematology blood test for humans?

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A red blood cell, (the cells that Give blood its distinctive red

colour). A red blood cell's (erythrocyte) function is to carry

haemoglobin around the body. Haemoglobin carries oxygen which is

required for cellular respiration

An RBC count is used in a variety of tests in the diagnosis of


They are normally confined to blood vessels, which is

specialized to transport oxygen. When mature, red blood cells are

biconcave discs, which lack a nucleus and contain hemoglobin. Women

have about 4 million to 5 million erythrocytes per cubic millimeter

(microliter) of blood and men about 5 million to 6 million; people

living at high altitudes with low oxygen tension will have more.

The RBC reference range 4.5-5.9 (x1012/L) in males and 3.8-5.2


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