TESTS -XYZTest Selection

Specific test information including sample requirements, reference ranges, special requirements and contact details are available via the alphabetical links below:

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Sample Volumes and Collection Bottle Types

Sample Types

For details regarding sample volumes and specific collection bottle types click here.


Adding Tests to Existing Samples

Blood Sciences do not recommend or encourage the use of ‘add-on tests’. However, under specific circumstances additional tests may be added to existing requests provided the sample is viable. Click here for further information.


Referral Laboratory Contact Details

Click here for addresses and telephone numbers of test referral laboratories listed in the test repertoire table.

Reference ranges


Reference ranges have been derived from various recognised sources and guidelines.

“Practical Haematology” 2006, Tenth Edition, SM Lewis, B J Bain, L Bates.

“Diagnosis in Paediatric Haematology”, 1996, Harry Smith.

“Blood Cells-A Practical Guide”, 2002, Third Edition, Barbara J Bain.

“Reference Intervals for a complete blood count determined on different automated haematology analysers”, Clin Chem Lab Med 2002;40:69-73. Jan Van Bossche et al

“Assessing the Bayer ADVIA 2120 Hematology Systems” Laboratory Hematology,  2005, Vol 11, Number 1, Neil Harris et al

“Total and Differential Leucocyte Counts in Infants”, Department of Paediatric Haematology, Sheffield Children’s Hospital, G J Bellamy et al

“Normal ranges from Sheffield Children’s Hospital” 2009