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FULL BLOOD COUNT

Synonym(s):

​FBC, CBC

Lab Section Category

Description

Indications

Specimen Required

​3.0 mL EDTA blood

Storage and Transport

Method

​Impedance Counting/Flow Cytometry

Test Results

Reference Interval / Value

TestUnit Newborn Adult (M) Adult (F)  
WBCX 109/L 9 – 30 4 – 10   4 – 10
RBCX 1012/L 4.8 – 7.1 4.5 – 6.3 4.2 – 5.4
HBg/dL 14 – 24 14 – 18 12 – 16
HCT%44 – 6438 – 52 36 – 46
 MCVfL96 – 108 78 – 98 78 – 98
  MCHpg 32 – 34 27 – 32  27 – 32
 MCHC%32 – 36 32 – 36 32 – 36
   PLTX 109/L 140 – 440  140 – 440140 – 440
 NEUTROPHIL #X 109/L
5 – 13 2 – 7.52 – 7.5
 LYMPHOCYTE #X 109/L3.5 – 8.51 – 31 – 3
 MONOCYTE # X 109/L0.5 – 1.50.2 – 0.80.2 – 0.8
 EOSINOPHIL #X  109/L0.1 – 2.50.04 – 0.440.04 – 0.44
 BASOPHIL # X 109/L 0 – 0.10 – 0.10 – 0.1

Turnaround Time

​3 - 4 hours

Day(s) Test Set up

​Daily

Remarks

​Includes WBC, RBC, Hb, HCT, MCV, MCHC, PLT and Differential Count.

Change History Notes

Others

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