An RDW test is a red cell distribution width test, which is one of the parameters measured in blood tests, states Medscape. Higher RDW results mean that the patient's red blood cells have a greater variation in size or v... More »

According to Medscape, RDW stands for red cell distribution width; it is a measure of the variation of red blood cell size or volume. Higher RDW means a larger variation in the sizes of red blood cells found in a sample. More »

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A high red cell distribution width (RDW) test means that red blood cells vary widely in size. Abnormal cell widths are often associated with anemia, liver disease and folate deficiency. More »

In a blood test, a decreased mean corpuscular hemoglobin, MCH, and elevated red cell distribution width, or RDW, value means a low red blood cell count, which indicates anemia, states WebMD. Normal adult MCH and RDW valu... More »

A high red cell distribution width (RDW) test means that red blood cells vary widely in size. Abnormal cell widths are often associated with anemia, liver disease and folate deficiency. More »

An elevated red blood cell distribution width, or RDW, on a complete blood cell test indicates a mixed population of small and large red blood cells with a large variation in the cell sizes. A large difference in RBC siz... More »

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According to Medscape, RDW stands for red cell distribution width; it is a measure of the variation of red blood cell size or volume. Higher RDW means a larger variation in the sizes of red blood cells found in a sample. More »

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