Complete Blood Count, Hemoglobin
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To evaluate anemia, polycythemia, hydration status, and monitor therapy such as transfusion.
Whole blood from one full lavender-top (EDTA) tube, Microtainer, or capillary. Whole blood from a green-top (lithium or sodium heparin) tube may also be submitted.
|Age||Conventional Units||SI Units (Conventional Units × 10)|
|Cord blood||13.5–20.7 g/dL||135–207 g/L|
|0–1 wk||15.2–23.6 g/dL||152–236 g/L|
|2–3 wk||13.3–18.7 g/dL||133–187 g/L|
|1–2 mo||10.7–18 g/dL||107–180 g/L|
|3–6 mo||11.7–16.3 g/dL||117–163 g/L|
|7 mo–1 yr||10.3–14.3 g/dL||103–143 g/L|
|2–6 yr||10–13.3 g/dL||100–133 g/L|
|7–15 yr||10.7–14 g/dL||107–140 g/L|
|16–18 yr||11–15 g/dL||110–150 g/L|
| Male||14–17.3 g/dL||140–173 g/L|
| Female||11.7–15.5 g/dL||117–155 g/L|
| 1st Trimester||11.6–13.9 g/dL||116–139 g/L|
| 2nd and 3rd Trimester||9.5–11 g/dL||95–110 g/L|
|Values are slightly lower in older adults.Reference range values may vary between laboratories.|
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Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Complete Blood Count, Hemoglobin." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425306/all/Complete_Blood_Count__Hemoglobin.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Complete Blood Count, Hemoglobin. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425306/all/Complete_Blood_Count__Hemoglobin. Accessed April 24, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Complete Blood Count, Hemoglobin. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425306/all/Complete_Blood_Count__Hemoglobin
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Complete Blood Count, Hemoglobin [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 24]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425306/all/Complete_Blood_Count__Hemoglobin.
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