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Haematology Normal Adult Reference Ranges

Haematology Normal Adult Reference Ranges

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Test Sex Age (up to)   Range Units
Haemoglobin (Hb)   7d 155 - 212 g/L
    28d 154 - 204 g/L
    13w 121 - 163 g/L
    52w 105 - 122 g/L
    3 110 - 125 g/L
    6 117 - 137 g/L
    9 120 - 140 g/L
    16 120 - 160 g/L
  M Adult 130 - 180 g/L
  F Adult 115 - 165 g/L
White Cell Count (WBC)   7d 5.0 - 21.0 10 9 /L
    28d 5.0 - 19.5 10 9 /L
    13w 5.0 - 17.5 10 9 /L
    52w 5.0 - 17.5 10 9 /L
    2 5.0 - 16.0 10 9 /L
    5 5.0 - 15.0 10 9 /L
    9 5.0 - 14.0 10 9 /L
    17 4.5 - 13.0 10 9 /L
    Adult 4.0 - 11.0 10 9 /L
Platelets   17 150 - 400 10 9 /L
    Adult 150 - 450 10 9 /L
Red Cell Count (RBC)   28D 4.1 - 6.1 10 12 /L
    13W 3.7 - 5.5 10 12 /L
    5 3.8 - 5.2 10 12 /L
    15 4.1 - 5.4 10 12 /L
  M 17 4.1 - 5.4 10 12 /L
  F 17 3.7 - 5.0 10 12 /L
  M Adult 4.5 - 6.5 10 12 /L
  F Adult 3.8 - 5.8 10 12 /L
Mean Cell Volume (MCV)   7D 103 - 128 fL
    28D 88 - 110 fL
    13W 82 - 98 fL
    52W 80 - 96 fL
    2 70 - 86 fL
    5 78 - 86 fL
    9 78 - 93 fL
    15 78 - 93 fL
  M 17 80 - 97 fL
  F 17 80 - 97 fL
    Adult 80 - 100 fL
Haematocrit (Hct)    7D 0.54 - 0.68 L/L
    28D 0.47 - 0.65 L/L
    13W 0.31 - 0.43 L/L
    52W 0.31 - 0.46 L/L
    2 0.32 - 0.44 L/L
    5 0.34 - 0.44 L/L
    9 0.36 - 0.45 L/L
    15 0.37 - 0.45 L/L
  M 17 0.37 - 0.46 L/L
  F 17 0.34 - 0.43 L/L
  M Adult 0.4 - 0.52 L/L
  F Adult 0.37 - 0.47 L/L
Mean Cell Haemoglobin (MCH)   28D 28.5 - 36.5 pg
    13W 25 - 34 pg
    52W 24 - 33 pg
    2 23 - 31 pg
    5 24 - 30 pg
    9 24 - 30 pg
    15 25 - 32 pg
  M 17 27 - 34 pg
  F 17 27 - 34 pg
    Adult 27 - 32 pg
Mean cell Hb Concentration (MCHC) 28D 330 - 370 g/L
    52W 300 - 360 g/L
    2 290 - 350 g/L
    15 310 - 350 g/L
  M 17 330 - 364 g/L
  F 17 330 - 364 g/L
    Adult 320 - 360 g/L
Neutrophils   28D 1.5 - 10.0 10 9 /L
    52W 1.5 - 9.0 10 9 /L
    5 1.5 - 7.0 10 9 /L
    9 2.0 - 9.0 10 9 /L
    15 2 - 7.5 10 9 /L
    Adult 2 - 7.5 10 9 /L
Lymphocytes   7D 2.0 - 17.0 10 9 /L
    28D 2.5 - 16.5 10 9 /L
    52W 4.0 - 12.0 10 9 /L
    2 5.0 - 10.0 10 9 /L
    5 5.5 - 8.0 10 9 /L
    15 1.5 - 4.0 10 9 /L
    Adult 1.5 - 4.5 10 9 /L
Monocytes   7D 0.3 - 2.7 10 9 /L
    28D 0.3 - 2.0 10 9 /L
    9 0.2 - 1.5 10 9 /L
    15 0.2 - 1.0 10 9 /L
  M 17 0.2 - 1.0 10 9 /L
  F 17 0.2 - 1.0 10 9 /L
    Adult 0.2 - 0.8 10 9 /L
Eosinophils   17 0.0 - 0.69 10 9 /L
    Adult 0.0 - 0.4 10 9 /L
Basophils   15 0.0 - 0.5 10 9 /L
    Adult 0.0 - 0.1 10 9 /L
Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR) 17 0 - 9 mm/hr
  M Adult 1.0 - 10.0 mm/hr
  F Adult 1.0 - 12.0 mm/hr
Reticulocytes     0.2 - 2.0 %
         
PT     10.0 - 13.0 Secs
APTT     23 - 30 Secs
Fibrinogen     1.5 - 4.5 g/L
D-Dimers (NOT DVT/PE cut off value)   0.1 - 0.45 mg/L FEU
Antithromin III     80 - 120 iu/dL
Protein S     60 - 140 iu/dL
Protein C     70 - 130 iu/dL
Thrombin Time     13 - 20 iu/dL
Lupus Anticoagulant     <1.2 Ratio
Factor II     50 - 150 iu/dL
Factor V     50 - 150 iu/dL
Factor VII     50 - 150 iu/dL
Factor VIII     50 - 150 iu/dL
Factor IX     50 - 150 iu/dL
Factor X     50 - 150 iu/dL
Factor XI     50 - 150 iu/dL
Factor XII     50 - 150 iu/dL

 

Reference ranges for FBC parameters obtained from Phase II of the Pathology Harmonisation Project (pathologyharmony.co.uk).

Paediatric ranges based ranges quoted by Birmingham Children's Hospital.


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