Total circulating red cell number

Value 2.8e+13 cells
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 An individual with blood volume of five liters and red cell count of 5.0x10^6/µl would have a total circulating red cell number of 28.0X10^12.
Comments Unclear why red cell count is 2.8X10^13 and not 2.5X10^13 [=(5X10^6)X5X10^6]
Entered by Uri M
ID 107601