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Erythrocyte Distribution Width Measurement
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Definition of Erythrocyte Distribution Width Measurement
An index of the variation in the size of the red cells and can be used to detect subtle degress of anisocytosis. It is computed directly from the RBC histogram and is calculated as a standard statictical value, the coefficient of variation of the red cell volume ditribution (ratio of standard deviation and mean copuscular volume).

Erythrocyte Distribution Width Measurement is from the group

Hematologic Technique

Other Names for Erythrocyte Distribution Width Measurement

Erythrocyte Distribution Width Measurement
Erythrocytes Distribution Width
RDW

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