In a complete blood count test, the normal range for red blood cells is 4.32 to 5.72 trillion cells per liter for men and 3.90 to 5.03 trillion cells per liter for women.
The normal range for hemoglobin is 13.5 to 17.5 grams per deciliter for men and 12.0 to 15.5 grams per deciliter for women.
The normal range for hematocrit is 38.8 to 50.0 percent for men and 34.9 to 44.5 percent for women.
For both men and women, the normal range for white blood cells is 3.5 to 10.5 billion cells per liter, and the normal range for platelets is 150 to 450 billion platelets per liter.
A blood smear is considered normal when your blood contains a sufficient number of cells and the cells have a normal appearance. A blood smear is considered abnormal when there’s an abnormality in the size, shape, color, or number of cells in your blood.
Abnormal results may vary depending on the type of blood cell affected.
Keywords: Blood Smear; Differential Slide; Erythrocyte Morphology; Leukocyte Differential; Manual Differential; Peripheral Blood Smear; Peripheral Smear; Red Blood Cell Morphology