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Reticulocyte Production Index (RPI)

Specialty:

Hematology Oncology
Clinical Laboratory

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

In anemia reticulocytes are prematurely released into the peripheral circulation. It takes time before they mature into normal RBCs. When corrections are done for both the hematocrit and maturation time, the final count is called the "Reticulocyte Production Index" or RPI.

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