International Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Pathology

International Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Pathology

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International Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Pathology

2019, Vol. 2 Issue 1, Part APages: 14-17

RBC histogram: Utility in diagnosis of various anemia

Atul Shrivastava, Nilay Shah, Sunita Goyal and Cherry K Shah
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ABSTRACT
Introduction: Anemia is a common health problem in overall world especially in developing countries. Early and accurate diagnosis is needed to decide correct line of treatment.
Material & Methods: The study was conducted in Hematology laboratory of medical college hospital for a period of 12 month during January 2018 to December 2018. Total 1500 anemic patients of 10-70 year of age were included in the study. Interpretation of RBC Histogram and peripheral smear examination was done in each case.
Results: Out of total 1500 anemic cases, microcytic anemia is most common cause followed by normocytic, Dimorphic and macrocytic anemia. Female patients are more than male patients and most common involved age group is 31-40 years followed by 21-30 years.
Discussion: Interpretation of RBC histograms is useful method for initial diagnosis of anemia and can be used for screening purpose to screen large population.
How to cite this article:
Atul Shrivastava, Nilay Shah, Sunita Goyal and Cherry K Shah. RBC histogram: Utility in diagnosis of various anemia. International Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Pathology. 2019; 2(1): 14-17. DOI: 10.33545/pathol.2019.v2.i1a.04
International Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Pathology