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An increased number of reticulocytes - reticulocytosis - indicates accelerated erythropoiesis; either,

  • as compensation for excessive red cell loss - haemolysis or bleeding; or,
  • when a marrow starved of iron, vitamin B12 or folate receives the appropriate nutrient