What is RBC count?

Also known as: red blood cell count.

The red blood cell (RBC) count is a common blood test that determines the levels of red blood cells in the blood. It’s useful for diagnosing a number of medical conditions that affect red blood cells such as anemia.

Reviewed by: Steven J. Melnick, PhD, MD

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