Haematology Telephone Action Ranges

Results that fall outside the ranges below will be telephoned to the clinical area indicated on the request details except when they are not significantly different from previous values for a current admission.

General Haematology 

 WBC  

 > 50.0 x 10*9/L

 Neutrophils 

 < 0.5 or > 50.0 x 10*9/L

 Hb  

 < 70 or > 190 g/L

 Platelets

 < 30 or > 1000 x 10*9/L

 Plasma Viscosity

 > 3.0 mPa


Coagulation studies  

 Fibrinogen

< 0.5 g/L

Warfarin monitoring

INR > 6.0

Heparin monitoring

APTT > 135 secs