Laboratory Tests

Are you looking for laboratory tests and the ranges that go with them?

We have compiled some of the basic laboratory tests that are performed every day.

We have also listed the tests that go with some of the common panels.

Hematology
RBC Male 4.2 – 5.6
RBC Female 3.8 – 5.2
RBC Child 3.5 – 5.0

Hemoglobin
Hgb Male 14 – 18
Hgb Female 11 – 16
Hgb Child 10 – 14
Hgb Newborn 15 – 25

Lipid Panel for Adult
Total Cholesterol – less than 200
HDL Cholesterol 40 – 80
LDL Cholesterol – less than 130
Triglycerides – 35 – 150

Chloride, sodium, CO2, potassium, calcium, glucose, BUN, creatinine, total protein, total bilirubin, albumin, alkaline phosphatase, aspartate aminotransferase, and alanine aminotransferase make up the comprehensive metabolic panel (14 tests).

Sodium, chloride, potassium, CO2, glucose, calcium, BUN, and creatinine make up the basic metabolic panel (8 tests).

Sodium, potassium, chloride, CO2, calcium, phosphorus, albumin, glucose, BUN, and creatinine make up the renal function panel (10 tests).

Total cholesterol, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, and triglycerides make up the lipid panel (3 tests).

For a complete list of tests and ranges, check out the MT Help Desk membership.

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