Concentration of red blood cells in blood

Value 5e+6 cells/mm^3
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference Ballas SK. Erythrocyte concentration and volume are inversely related. Clin Chim Acta. 1987 Apr 30 164(2):243-4. p.243 bottom paragraphPubMed ID3594914
Method Table 1 gives value of 4.72×10^6±0.40×10^6cells/mm^3, mean of 5 patients
Comments People living at high altitudes with low oxygen tension will have more. Red blood cells constitute ~1/4 of all cells in the body and are much more common than the other blood particles
Entered by Uri M
ID 102745