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A message for all  parents who are thals. Keeping your iron load under control is an absolute obligation to your children.
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« on: February 06, 2007, 09:04:22 PM »

Hi:
Another question:

Nina's Absolute Retic count is 141,000. Normal range is 23,000-92,000 (according to the report)

What is a Retic Count?
What is the significance of a HIGH count??

Thanks!
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« Reply #1 on: February 06, 2007, 09:30:20 PM »

The high count of reticoluzytes could be a consequenze of high erytropoiesis.
It could be that the erytrocytes are very smal. To garant a well oxygen transport sometimes the body try to produce more of the needed cells. A lot of thals shows high reti's
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« Reply #2 on: February 07, 2007, 12:37:50 AM »

Okay. Thank you for your input!
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« Reply #3 on: February 08, 2007, 03:03:04 AM »

Just wanted to say that your daughter is adorable! What a cutie. Good luck with getting good medical care for her. Jean
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