The UHSH Laboratory is upgrading their hematology analyzer requiring a new reference range for the following reticulocyte parameters:
Absolute Reticulocyte -Reference Range: 0.016 to 0.140(less than 2 years old), units: ten to the sixth power/ul*
Absolute Reticulocyte -Reference Range: 0.020 to 0.120 (adulthood), units: ten to the sixth power/ul*
Immature Retic Fraction - Reference Range: 2.7 to 10.7, units %.
* Units in the Hematology Patient Report: 10ˆ6/ul should be read as ten to the sixth power/ul.
Should you have questions regarding the new ranges, please contact the Hematology Department at ext. 6198.