abnormal results

Demystifying the mildly abnormal FBC

Abnormal results on a full blood count (FBC) can cause significant angst. Yet, there is no such thing as a ‘normal range’. Reference ranges are derived from thousands of samples taken from healthy people. They vary with ethnicity, gender and age. The reference range is the middle 95% (two standard deviations from the mean) thus excluding the top and bottom 2.5% of healthy people.... Read More...