Item Value
Test name Red cell Indices
Available Stat? Yes
Turn around times STAT 1 hour, Routine 4 hours
In House Availability Test available 24 hours per day 7 days per week
Performed by Parnassus, Mission Bay & Mt. Zion Hematology
Normal range
Age MCV MCH MCHC
0-7 days 95-121 fL 31-37 pg 29-37 g/dL
1-2 weeks 88-120 fL 28-40 pg 28-38 g/dL
2-4 weeks 86-118 fL 28-40 pg 28-38 g/dL
1-2 months 85-117 fL 28-40 pg 29-37 g/dL
2-3 months 77-115 fL 26-34 pg 29-37 g/dL
3-6 months 74-108 fL 25-34 pg 30-36 g/dL
6-24 months 70-86 fL 23-31 pg 30-36 g/dL
2-6 years 75-87 fL 24-30 pg 31-36 g/dL
6-12 years 77-95 fL 25-33 pg 31-36 g/dL
12-18 years 78-98 fL 25-34 pg 31-36 g/dL
18+ years 80-100 fL 26-34 pg 31-36 g/dL
Container type Lavender top
Amount to Collect 3 mL blood
Sample type EDTA whole blood

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667