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Full Blood Count
|Full Blood Count
|Used as a broad screening test to check for a range of disorders. A FBC is a panel of tests examining different parts of blood, including white blood cell, RBC and Platelet counts, haemaglobin, MCV, MCHC, HCT and NRBC.
|1 x 3 mL (adult) 1 x 0.5 mL (paed) (can be shared with a ESR sample)
|1 hour (urgent) 4 hours (routine)
|Reference range printed on final report and see additional information in Haematology section of this website: https://www.yorkhospitals.nhs.uk/our-services/a-z-of-services/laboratory-medicine1/haematology-/
|Cord blood must be requested under babies details