Red Blood Count

Container: EDTA (Lavender top)

Sample type: Whole Blood

Test name: Red Blood Count a.k.a. RBC

Condition / Indication: Part of a full blood count (FBC)

Special precautions & notes: None.

Reference range: Male 4.5 - 6.0 x10*12/L, Female 3.8 - 5.3 x 10*12/L, For paediatric ranges, please see the document below.

Container: EDTA (Lavender top)

Ideal volume (mL): 4 mL

Discipline: Haematology

Turnaround time: 24 hours