Full blood count

Test Criteria Reference range Units
Haemoglobin Adult male 130 - 180 g/L
Adult female 115 - 165 g/L
Total White Cell Count Adult 3.6 - 11.0 x109/L
Differential count:
Neutrophils Adult 1.8 - 7.5 x109/L
Lymphocytes Adult 1.0 - 4.0 x109/L
Monocytes Adult 0.2 - 0.8 x109/L
Eosinophils Adult 0.1 - 0.4 x109/L
Basophils Adult 0.02 - 0.1 x109/L
Platelet count Adult 140 - 400 x109/L
Red cell count Adult male 4.50 - 6.50 x1012/L
Adult female 3.80 - 5.80 x1012/L
Haematocrit Adult male 0.40 - 0.54 L/L
Adult female 0.37 - 0.47 L/L
Mean Cell Volume (MCV) Adult 80 - 100 fL
Mean Cell Haemoglobin (MCH) Adult 27 - 32 pg
Reticulocyte Count Adult / children 0.2 - 2.0 %
Full term infant 2.0 - 6.0 %

Coagulation

Test Criteria Reference range Units
Prothrombin Time (PT) Adult 10 - 14 s
Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time (APTT) Adult 22 - 36 s
Fibrinogen Adult 1.50 - 4.50 s
APTT ratio (on Heparin) Adult 1.5 - 2.5
D-Dimer for DVT / PE Adult cut off for exclusion of VTE: <500 ng/mL
DRVVT Adult 30 - 50 s
0.8 - 1.2 ratio
Protein S (Total) Adult 62 - 156 %
Protein S (Free) Adult male 68 - 150 %
Adult female 57 - 155 %
Protein C Activity Adult 75 - 150 %
Protein C Antigen Adult 62 - 143 %
Antithrombin Adult 85 - 117 %
Factor II Adult 50 - 150 %
Factor V Adult 50 - 150 %
Factor VII Adult 50 - 129 %
Factor VIII Adult 50 - 150 %
Factor IX Adult 65 - 150 %
Factor X Adult 50 - 150 %
Factor XI Adult 65 - 150 %
Factor XII Adult 50 - 150 %
PFA Collagen / EPI Closure Time Adult 82 - 150 s
PFA Collagen / ADP Closure Time Adult 62 - 100 s
Platelet nucleotides Adult 0.8 - 2.2 ratio

Coagulation normal ranges for neonates are based on gestational age and postnatal age. See reference ranges.

Haematinics

Test Criteria Reference range Units
Ferritin Adult male 25 - 350 ng/mL
Adult female 10 - 300 ng/mL
Vitamin B12 Adult 180 - 1000 pg/mL
Folate Adult > 4.0 ng/mL

Acute Phase Response Tests

Test Criteria Reference range Units
Plasma Viscosity Adult 1.50 - 1.72 mPA.s
0 - 3 years 1.25 - 1.47 mPA.s
Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR) Male 17-50 1 - 7 mm/h
Male 50+ 2 - 10 mm/h
Female 17-50 3 - 9 mm/h
Female 50+ 5 - 15 mm/h

Haemoglobinopathies

Test Criteria Reference range Units
HbA2 Adult 1.8 - 3.5 %
HbF Adult 0.0 - 2.0 %
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