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RBC
Adult man 4.6-6.2
Adult woman 4.2-5.4
Child 3.2-5.2
WBC
Adult 5000-10,000
Child 5000-13,000
Hemoglobin
man 13-18
Woman 12-16
Child 11-12.5
Hematocrit - measures percentage of RBC/fluid volume of blood
man 42-52%
Woman 35-47%
Child 35-45%
Bleeding time
1.5-9.5 minutes
PTT - monitors effectiveness of heparin therapy
Lower limits of normal: 20-25 seconds

Upper limits of normal: 32-39 seconds
Platelet count (thrombocyte count)
150,000-450,000
PT - monitors effectiveness of Coumadin therapy
9.5 - 12 seconds
INR - monitors effectiveness of anticoagulation therapy
1.0
2-3 for TX in A-fib, DVT, and pulmonary embolism
2.5-3.5 for TX in prosthetic heart valves
Sed rate - ESR (inflammation)
man  less than 15mm/h

Woman 50 yrs: less than30 mm/h
Glucose tolerance test (GTT)
fasting 60-100
1 hour - 190 mg/dl
2 hours - 140 mg/dl
3 hours 125 mg/dl
Total Cholesterol
LDL
Optimal - <139 mg/dl
borderline - 140-160 mg/dl
high - >160 mg/dl
HDL
Men 35-70 mg/dl
Women 35-85 mg/dl
Creatinine (CR) - NPO 8 hours
Adult - 0.7-1.4
Child - 0.4- 1.2
infant - 0.3-0.6
Alkaline phospatase - evaluates liver and bone function; NPO 8-12 hours
Adult 50-150 units/L
Infants and adolescents up to 104 units/L
Creatine Kinase (CK) - used to diagnose acute MI detected in blood in 3-5 hours
man 50-235 U/L
woman 50-250 U/L
Child 0-70 U/L
Serum albumin
3.5-5.5 g/dl
BUN - values affected by protein intake, tissue breakdown, fluid volume changes
8-20 mg/dl
Triglycerides
100-200 mg/dl
Urine Specific Gravity
1.001-1.029
Sodium (Na)
135-145 mEq/L
Potassium (K)
3.5-5.0
Chloride (Cl)
97-107
TCO2
22-29
Calcium (Ca)
8.2-10.2mEq/L
Ast
13-40 Units/L
BUN/Creatinine Ratio
6.0-20.0
HgA1C
4.0-5.5%
Magnesium
1.8-3.0
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