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WBC (White Blood Cell Count) with Differentail

Mnemonic:    [WBC Diff]
Name:    WBC (White Blood Cell Count) with Differentail
Specimen:    1 FULL EDTA Lavender top tube. Sample is stable for 24 hours either at room temperature or refrigerated (2-30C)
Neonatal Spec:    1 purple top microtainer tube.
Reference Range:    Adult Total WBC Count: 4.0 - 10.0 thousand/uL
 Adult PMNs (Neutrophils): 40 - 75%; Absolute # 1.5 -7.5 thousand/uL
 Adult Lymphocytes: 20 - 46%; Absolute # 0.8 -4.0 thousand/uL
 Adult Monocytes: 4 - 12%; Absolute # 0.3 - 0.9 thousand/uL
 Adult Eosinophils: 0 - 5%; Absolute # 0.0 - 0.4 thousand/uL
 Adult Basophils: 0 - 2%; Absolute # 0.0 - 0.1 thousand/uL
Critical Range:     0 - 1 days: <1.5 or >50.0 thousand/uL
 1+ days : < 1.5 or > 30.0 thousand/uL
  Method:    Impedance Particle Counting
Note:    
Do not order a differential by itself. Order WBC---this includes a total WBC count and a differential.

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