full blood count (FBC)


Description

full blood count (FBC)

Also known as

FBC, complete blood count, CBC


Additional information

Must arrive within 6 hours of collection


Sending address

Department of Haematology Camelia Botnar Laboratories Great Ormond Street Hospital Great Ormond Street WC1N 3JH

Laboratory service

Haematology


Sample requirements

0.5ml venous or capillary blood, EDTA


Reference range

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Turnaround time

2 hours (30 minutes for patients on the major haemorrhage protocol)


Cost

Upon request


Call in advance?

Not required


Haematology

The Haematology Department provides a wide range of specialist tests with a special interest in the diagnosis and monitoring of coagulation disorders.

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