What are the 3 RBC indices (names) and what do the indicate?
- Mean corpuscular volume (MCV): average size of RBC
- Mean corpuscular hemoglobin (MCH): average amount of hgb per RBC
- Mean corpuscular hemogblon concentration (MCHC): average concentration of hemoglobin per cell (related to color)
- Red Blood Cell Distribution Width (RDW): indicates the amount that RBCs vary in size
- Mean Platelet Volume (MPV): average size of platelet