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COMPLETE BLOOD COUNT REFERENCE VALUES

 
   
RBC Parameters (Conventional Units)
 

Age

HGB
(g/dL)

HCT
(%)

RBC
(x106/ÁL)

MCV
(fl)

MCH
(pg)

MCHC
(%)

RDW|
(%)

1 d

14.5-22.5

45-67

4.00–6.60

95- 21

31-37

29-37

12.0–18.0

1 wk

13.5–19.5

42-66

3.90–6.30

88-126

28-40

28-38

13.0–18.0

2 wk

12.5–20.5

39–63

3.60–6.20

86-124

28-40

28–38

13.0–18.0

1 mo

10.0–18.0

31-55

3.00–5.40

85-123

28-40

29-37

11.5–16.0

2 mo

9.0–14.0

28-42

2.70–4.90

77-115

26-34

29-37

11.5–16.0

3 – 6 mo

9.5–13.5

29-41

3.10–4.50

74-108

25-35

30-36

11.5–16.0

0.5 – 2 yr

10.5–13.5

33 49

3.70–5.30

70-86

23-31

30-36

11.5–16.0

2 – 6 yr

11.5–15.5

34-40

3.90–5.30

75-87

24-30

32-36

11.5–15.0

6 – 12 yr

11.5–15.5

35-45

4.00–5.20

77-95

25-33

32-36

11.5–15.0

12 – 18 yr (Male)

13.0–16.0

36-51

4.50–5.30

78-98

25-35

32-36

11.5–14.0

12 – 18 yr (Female)

12.0–16.0

33-51

4.10–5.10

78-102

25-35

32-36

11.5–14.0

>18 yr (Male)

13.5–17.5

37-53

4.50–5.90

80–100

26–34

32-36

11.5-13.1

>18 yr (Female)

12.0–16.0

33-51

4.00–5.20

80-100

26-34

32-36

11.5–13.1

 
WBC and Differential (Conventional Units)

Age

WBC
(X103/ÁL)

Seg
PMN
%

Band
PMN
%

ANC
(K/uL)

Eos
%

Basos
%

Lymphs
%

ALYC
(K/uL)

Monos
%

NRBCs
(#/100 BCs)

0-3 d

9.0–35.0

32–62

0-18

3-28

0–2

0-1

19–29

2-10

5–7

0–2

4-9 d

5.0–21.0

19–49

0–15

1-13

0–2

0–1

26–36

2-8

5–7

0

10-14 d

5.0–20.0

14–34

0–14

1-10

0–2

0–1

36–45

2-9

6–10

0

15-30 d

5.0-19.5

15–35

0–12

1-9

0–2

0–1

43–53

2-10

7–11

0

1-6 mo

6.0–17.5

13–33

0–11

1- 8

0–3

0–1

41–71

2-12

4–7

0

7-24 mo

6.0–17.0

15-35

0–11

1-8

0–3

0–1

45–76

3-13

3–6

0

25-60 mo

5.5–15.5

23-45

0–11

1.5–8.5

0–3

0–1

35–65

2-10

3–6

0

5-8 yr

5.0–14.5

32– 54

0–11

1.5–9.0

0–3

0–1

28–48

1.4–7.0

3–6

0

9-12 yrs

4.5–13.5

33–61

0–11

1.5-9.5

0–3

0–1

28–48

1.3–6.5

3–6

0

13-18 yr

4.5–13.0

34–64

0–11

1.5–9.5

0–3

0–1

25–45

1.1–6.0

3–6

0

adult

4.5–11.0

35–66

0–11

1.5–8.5

0–3

0–1

24–44

1.1–5.0

3–6

0

   
Platelets (Conventional Units)

Age

 

PLT (x103/ÁL)

 

MPV (fl)

All ages

 

150 – 450

 

6.5 – 10.0

● Nathan DG, and Oski, FA (1981) Hematology of Infancy and Childhood, ed 2, WB Saunders, pp 1552-74
● Dallman PR (1977) Pediatrics, 16th edition, Appleton-Century-Crofts, p 1111
● Pediatric Normal Ranges (1995) Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, Coulter VIEWPOINT, No. 17, p 8
● Pediatric Normal Range Study (1995) Children’s Hospitals, Minneapolis and St. Paul
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