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What does low RDW mean
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787406 tn?1339206783
What does low RDW mean
2 weeks after tt had blood drawn and my

RDW was low 9.9 (10.5-15.0%) what does this mean?
MCV was 86 (70-105 fl)

sedimentation rate is 32 H (0-20 MM/HR)  is this normal for 2 weeks post-op

all other values of CBC were normal

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267079 tn?1195146570
RDW measures the width and variation of the red blood cells. If there were evidence of iron deficiency anemia or decrease of vitamin B12 then the red blood cells would be usually wider or increase. The MCV is the true measurement for deficiencies and yours is normal.
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