reticulocyte count

reticulocyte count
a calculation of the number of reticulocytes in 1 mm3 of peripheral blood, recorded as an absolute number or as the percentage of the erythrocyte count. It provides a means of assessing the erythropoietic activity of the bone marrow.

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