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Laboratory Medicine

Haematology

Click here to view Haematology test information

It is imperative that ALL patient requests have appropriate Clinical Details recorded because secondary laboratory tests may be generated on the basis of laboratory results and this information.

Adult Full Blood Count Reference Ranges

Test

Male

Female

Units

Haemoglobin (Hb)

130 - 180

115 - 165

g/L

White Blood Cell (WBC)

4 - 11

4 - 11

109/L

Platelets

(Plt)

150 - 450

150 - 450

109/L

Red Blood Cell (RBC)

4.3 - 5.8

3.9 - 5.4

1012/L

Mean Cell Volume

(MCV)

79 - 101

79 - 101

fL

Haematocrit (Hct or PCV)

0.39 - 0.5

0.36 - 0.47

L/L

Mean Cell Haemoglobin (MCH)

27 - 32

27 - 32

pg

Mean Cell Haemoglobin Concentration (MCHC)

300 - 370

300 - 370

g/L

Neutrophils

2 - 8

2 - 8

109/L

Lymphocytes

0.5 - 4.5

0.5 - 4.5

109/L

Monocytes

0.2 - 1.2

0.2 - 1.2

109/L

Eosinophils

0.1 - 0.7

0.1 - 0.7

109/L

Basophils

0.0 - 0.2

0.0 - 0.2

109/L

 Paediatric Full Blood Count Reference Ranges

 

Age

Hb

RBC

Hct (L/L)

MCV

MCH

MCHC

WBC

Neutrophils

Lymphocytes

Monocytes

Eosinophils

Basophils (x 109/L)

Platelets

(g/L)

(x1012/L)

(fL)

(g/L)

(g/dL)

(x 109/L)

(x 109/L)

(x 109/L)

(x 109/L)

(x 109/L)

(x 109/L)

Birth

149 – 237

3.7 – 6.5

0.47 - 0.75

100 – 135

 

23-34

 

250 - 380

10.0 – 26.0

2.7 – 14.4

2.0 – 7.3

0.0 – 1.9

0.1 – 0.7

0.0 - 0.2

 

2 Weeks

134 – 198

3.9 – 5.9

0.41 - 0.61

88 – 120

 

23-34

 

250 - 380

6.0 – 21.0

1.8 – 5.4

2.8 – 9.1

0.1 – 1.7

0.1 – 0.7

0.0 - 0.2

 

2 Months

94 – 130

3.1 – 4.3

0.28 – 0.42

84 – 105

23-34

 

250 - 380

6.0 – 18.0

1.2 – 7.5

3.0 – 13.5

0.1 – 1.7

0.1 – 0.6

0.0 - 0.2

150 -450

6 Months

111 – 141

3.9 – 5.5

0.31 – 0.41

68 – 82

22-34

 

270 - 380

6.0 – 17.5

1.0 – 8.5

4.0 – 13.5

0.2 – 1.2

0.1 – 0.6

0.0 - 0.2

At All Ages

1 Year

113 – 141

4.1 – 5.3

0.33 – 0.41

71 – 85

22-34

 

270 - 380

6.0 – 17.5

1.5 – 8.5

4.0 – 10.5

0.2 – 1.2

0.1 – 0.6

0.0 - 0.2

 

2 - 6 Years

115 – 135

3.9 – 5.3

0.34 – 0.40

75 – 87

23-35

 

280 - 380

5.0 – 17.0

1.5 – 8.5

1.5 – 9.5

0.2 – 1.2

0.1 – 0.6

0.0 - 0.2

 

6 – 12 Years

115 – 155

4.0 – 5.2

0.35 – 0.45

77 - 95

26-35

 

300 - 370

4.5 – 14.5

1.5 – 8.0

1.5 – 7.0

0.2 – 1.0

0.1 – 0.6

0.0 - 0.2

 

  

Contacts for the Haematology Service:

For general result and specimen enquiries, clinical advice and key contact details for the Haematology service: Click Here

Urgent Requests

Urgent Requests must be telephoned to alert the laboratory staff of their arrival. The request form must be clearly marked URGENT. Results will not be telephoned without prior verbal notification and may be treated as routine.

York: (01904 72) 6802 or BMS available on bleep 842 out of hours

Scarborough: (01723 34) 2350 or BMS available through hospital switchboard '0' out of hours

Add on Tests (requesting further tests on samples already received in the laboratory)

For information: Click Here

Frequency of assays

Most assays are performed daily but there are some assays performed less frequently dependant on numbers, clinical need and cost. Some samples are sent away to other laboratories for testing.

Turnaround Times

Turnaround times are calculated from the time of receipt in the laboratory to the time when the report is available to the user in an electronic format. Times quoted are calculated on the turnaround times of 95% of requests.


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