Hb; HGB

haemoglobin; red blood cell pigment consisting of haem (an iron-containing component) and globin (a protein). Binds, transports and releases oxygen and carbon dioxide. Reference values: women 12-16 g/dl or 7.5-9.9 mmol/l, men 14-18 g/dl or 8.7-11.2 mmol/l