Haematology reference values for healthy elderly blacks residing in Harare, Zimbabwe.

@article{Mangwendeza2000HaematologyRV,
  title={Haematology reference values for healthy elderly blacks residing in Harare, Zimbabwe.},
  author={M P Mangwendeza and A R Mandisodza and Seter Siziya},
  journal={The Central African journal of medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={46 5},
  pages={120-3}
}
OBJECTIVES To determine reference values for elderly blacks and to compare them to those in use in local hospitals and in other countries in the region. DESIGN Cross sectional study. SETTING Sekuru Kaguvi Hospital, Harare, Zimbabwe. SUBJECTS 151 persons of age 45 years or more. MAIN OUTCOMES MEASURES Haematological parameters investigated were Hb, Hct, MCV, MCH, MCHC, Plt, RBC and WBC. RESULTS 56 males and 95 females tok part in the study. RBC, Hb and Hct mean values were… CONTINUE READING