Mary is tested for the amount of hemoglobin in her blood. The test results indicate that her hemoglobin level is 16 g/dL of blood. This value indicates that:
A) she is suffering from anemia.
B) she has fewer red blood cells than normal.
C) her hematocrit is probably lower than normal.
D) she may be suffering from a form of leukemia.
E) her hemoglobin level is normal.
Hemoglobin levels are commonly determined as part of the complete blood count. Hemoglobin is the main protein found in red blood cells. It is responsible for transporting oxygen in the blood.
Answer and Explanation: 1
A hemoglobin level of 16 g/dL indicates her hemoglobin level is normal. The hemoglobin reference range for females is 12-16 g/dL. Therefore, the...
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A hematology test is a blood test performed to evaluate the components and conditions of one's blood. Identify terms and common tests used to evaluate blood. Discover how certain tests are performed and interpreted.