Glucose, cholesterol levels, levels that determine the state of our liver and kidney and, of course, the levels of red blood cells and platelets. They are some of the information about our health that is going to throw the results of a blood test. Before alarmed by a value or a result we do not understand, you should consult your doctor, as normal values may be reflected in different ways according to the criteria established by the laboratory performing the analysis.
Did you know that a blood test may include more than a thousand of words whose meaning is beyond our control? Among them, there are a few known to us, such as blood cells, i.e., red cells, white cells and platelets. The red blood cells (RBCs, erythrocytes) have the function entrusted to transport oxygen to the body cells.