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The Reticulocyte Count test contains 1 test with 2 biomarkers.

Use in evaluating erythropoietic activity.

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Reticulocyte Count,

A reticulocyte count measures the percentage of reticulocytes (slightly immature red blood cells) in the blood. The test is done to determine if red blood cells are being created in the bone marrow at an appropriate rate. The number of reticulocytes in the blood is a sign of how quickly they are being produced and released by the bone marrow.

Reticulocyte, Absolute

A reticulocyte count measures the percentage of reticulocytes (slightly immature red blood cells) in the blood. The test is done to determine if red blood cells are being created in the bone marrow at an appropriate rate. The number of reticulocytes in the blood is a sign of how quickly they are being produced and released by the bone marrow.
*Process times are an estimate and are not guaranteed. The lab may need additional time due to weather, holidays, confirmation/repeat testing, or equipment maintenance.