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 Test Description
Panel Name:
Test Name:
CBC/Diff
Panel Tests:Neutrophils, Lymphs, Monos, Eos, Basos, WBC, RBC, Hemoglobin, Hematocrit, RBC Indices, MCV, RDW, Platelet
LIS Test Code:CBCD3
Synonyms: WBC Diff Count, complete blood count, differential
Department:Laboratory Medicine
Lab Area:Hematology
Telephone:301-496-4473
TAT:CBC
STAT: 1 hr
Routine: 2 hrs

Differential
Routine: 4 hrs
 Specimen Collection
Source:

Site:


Container:Light Lavender

Micro. Container:



Collection Instructions:

Mix well to avoid clotting.

Delivery Instructions:Send specimen to 2C324 or Tube Station 321
Specimen Type: Blood
Frequency / Restrictions:
 Expected Values/Results

Ranges and Interpretation:

Complete Blood Count Reference Ranges:
Performed at National Institutes of Health, Bethesda MD
Effective 03Feb09 - present
WBC Count   x 103/mcL  (SI: 109/L = 1.0 x 103/mcL)
   Male      4.23 - 9.07
   Female  3.98 - 10.04
RBC Count   x 106/mcL  (SI: 1012/L = 1.0 x 106/mcL)
   Male      4.63 - 6.08
   Female  3.93 - 5.22
Hemoglobin g/dL
   Male     13.7 - 17.5
   Female 11.2 - 15.7
Hematocrit %
   Male     40.1 - 51.0
   Female  34.1 - 44.9
  
RBC Indices
MCV  fL
   Male       79.0 - 92.2
   Female   79.4 - 94.8
MCH  pg
Effective 30Dec09 - present:
 Male 25.7 - 32.2
 Female 25.6 - 32.2
MCHC  g/dL
Effective 30Dec09 - present:
 Male 32.3 - 36.5
 Female 32.2 - 35.5
RDW-CV   %  
   Male   11.6 - 14.4
   Female    11.7 - 14.4
Platelet Count   x 103/mcL  (SI: 109/L = 1.0 x 103/mcL)
   Male      161 - 347
   Female  173 - 369
MPV  fL
Effective 30Dec09 - present:
 Male 9.4 - 12.4
 Female 9.4 - 12.3
Differential Reference Ranges:
Performed at National Institutes of Health, Bethesda MD
Effective 03Feb09 - present
Neutrophils  %
   Male       34.0 - 67.9
   Female   34.0 - 71.1 
Neutrophils Abs.  K/mcL
   Male      1.78 - 5.38
   Female  1.56 - 6.13
Lymph  %
   Male      21.8 - 53.1
   Female  19.3 - 51.7
Lymph Abs.  K/mcL
   Male      1.32 - 3.57
   Female  1.18 - 3.74
Mono   %
   Male      5.3 - 12.2
   Female  4.7 - 12.5
Mono Abs.  K/mcL
Male      0.30 - 0.82
Effective: 4Feb11 - present:
Female 0.24 - 0.86
Eos   %
   Male      0.8 - 7.0
   Female  0.7 - 5.8
Eos Abs.   K/mcL
   Male      0.04 - 0.54
   Female  0.04 - 0.36
Baso  %
   Male      0.2 - 1.2  
   Female  0.1 - 1.2
Baso Abs.   K/mcL
   Male      0.01 - 0.08
   Female  0.01 - 0.08
Pediatric Ranges:
Effective 03Feb09-present

WBC
Male:
1Y-2Y:  5.98-13.51
2Y-6Y:  5.14-13.38
6Y-12Y:  4.31-11.0
Female:
1Y-2Y:  6.48-13.02
2Y-6Y:  4.86-13.18
6Y-12Y:  4.27-11.40

RBC
Male:
1Y-2Y:  4.03-5.07
2Y-6Y:  3.89-4.97
6Y-12Y:  3.96-5.03
Female:
1Y-2Y:  3.97-5.01
2Y-6Y:  3.84-4.92
6Y-12Y:  3.90-4.96

Hgb
Male:
1Y-2Y:  10.1-12.5
2Y-6Y:  10.2-12.7
6Y-12Y:  10.7-13.4
Female:
1Y-2Y:  10.2-12.7
2Y-6Y:  10.2-12.7
6Y-12Y:  10.6-13.2

Hct
Male:
1Y-2Y:  30.8-37.8
2Y-6Y:  31.0-37.7
6Y-12Y:  32.2-39.8
Female:
1Y-2Y:  30.9-37.9
2Y-6Y:  31.2-37.8
6Y-12Y:  32.4-39.5

MCV
Male:
1Y-2Y:  69.5-81.7
2Y-6Y:  71.3-84.0
6Y-12Y:  74.4-86.1
Female:
1Y-2Y:  71.3-82.6
2Y-6Y:  72.3-85.0
6Y-12Y:  75.9-87.6

Platelet
Male:
1Y-2Y:  206-445
2Y-6Y:  202-403
6Y-12Y:  206-369
Female:
1Y-2Y:  214-459
2Y-6Y:  189-394
6Y-12Y:  199-367

Neutrophils
Male:
1Y-2Y:  17.5-69.5
2Y-6Y:  22.4-69.0
6Y-12Y:  28.6-74.5
Female:
1Y-2Y:  16.9-74.0
2Y-6Y:  22.4-69.0
6Y-12Y:  29.8-71.4

Neutrophils Abs.
Male:
1Y-2Y:  1.19-7.21
2Y-6Y:  1.54-7.92
6Y-12Y:  1.63-7.55
Female:
1Y-2Y:  1.27-7.18
2Y-6Y:  1.60-8.29
6Y-12Y:  1.64-7.87

Lymphs
Male:
1Y-2Y:  26.0-79.6
2Y-6Y:  18.4-66.6
6Y-12Y:  15.5-56.6
Female:
1Y-2Y:  27.4-79.9
2Y-6Y:  18.0-68.6
6Y-12Y:  16.7-57.8

Lymphs Abs
Male:
1Y-2Y:  1.56-7.83
2Y-6Y:  1.13-5.52
6Y-12Y:  0.97-3.96
Female:
1Y-2Y:  1.52-8.09
2Y-6Y:  1.25-5.77
6Y-12Y:  1.16-4.28

Monos
Male:
1Y-2Y:  4.4-13.4
2Y-6Y:  4.2-12.2
6Y-12Y:  4.2-12.3
Female:
1Y-2Y:  3.8-12.8
2Y-6Y:  4.1-11.4
6Y-12Y:  4.2-11.3

Mono Abs
Male:
1Y-2Y:  0.25-1.15
2Y-6Y:  0.19-0.94
6Y-12Y:  0.19-0.85
Female:
1Y-2Y:  0.26-1.08
2Y-6Y:  0.24-0.92
6Y-12Y:  0.19-0.81

Eos
Male:
1Y-2Y:  0.0-3.7
2Y-6Y:  0.0-4.1
6Y-12Y:  0.0-4.7
Female:
1Y-2Y:  0.0-3.2
2Y-6Y:  0.0-3.3
6Y-12Y:  0.0-4.0

Eos Abs
Male:
1Y-2Y:  0.02-0.82
2Y-6Y:  0.03-0.53
6Y-12Y:  0.03-0.52
Female:
1Y-2Y:  0.02-0.58
2Y-6Y:  0.03-0.46
6Y-12Y:  0.03-0.47

Baso
Male:
1Y-2Y:  0.0-0.6
2Y-6Y:  0.1-0.6
6Y-12Y:  0.0-0.7
Female:
1Y-2Y:  0.0-0.6
2Y-6Y:  0.0-0.6
6Y-12Y:  0.0-0.6

Baso Abs
Male:
1Y-2Y:  0.01-0.06
2Y-6Y:  0.01-0.06
6Y-12Y:  0.01-0.06
Female:
1Y-2Y:  0.01-0.06
2Y-6Y:  0.01-0.06
6Y-12Y:  0.01-0.05

Pediatric Reference Intervals Sixth Edition
Edited by Steven J. Soldin, Carlo Brugnara, and Edward C. Wong
AACC Press



 

Organisms Reported:

Alert Limits:

Hemoglobin: <6 g/dL
Platelets: 10 - 20 x 103/mcL
Neutrophils Abs:  <300 K/mcL

 Additional Test Information

Comments:

One Differential/day will be performed; all other Differentials will be cancelled unless requested by contacting Hematology service.


Methodology:



Cautions:


 
Archived Ranges:Historical Reference Ranges



 
 

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