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RBC Count

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? Yes
Test code CBC, CBCD, RBC
Test group RBC
Performed by Parnassus, Mission Bay & Mt. Zion Hematology
In House Availability Test available 24 hours per day 7 days per week
Container type Lavender top
Amount to Collect 3 mL blood
Sample type EDTA whole blood
Preferred volume 3 mL blood
Min. Volume 1 mL blood (250 µL in pedi-bullet)
Units x1012/L
Normal range
Age Count
0-7 days 4.0-6.6 x1012/L
8-14 days 3.9-6.3 x1012/L
2-4 weeks 3.6-6.2 x1012/L
1-2 months 3.0-5.4 x1012/L
2-3 months 2.7-4.9 x1012/L
3-6 months 3.1-4.5 x1012/L
6-24 months 3.7-4.7 x1012/L
2-6 years 3.9-4.9 x1012/L
6-12 years 4.0-5.0 x1012/L
Male 12-18 years 4.2-5.6 x1012/L
Male >18 years 4.4-5.9 x1012/L
Female >12 years 4.0-5.2 x1012/L
Synonyms Erythrocyte count; rbc
Turn around times STAT 1 hour, Routine 4 hours
CPT coding 85041
Last Updated 5/29/2016 8:07:33 PM
Entry Number 809
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