Name and abbreviation of the test: BASIC BLOOD COUNT AND THROMBOCYTES B-PVK

The basic blood count is examined from a blood sample. A basic blood count test (B-PVKT) is a standard test that helps to detect various diseases or disorders, such as bleeding, inflammatory conditions, disturbances in blood production in the bone marrow, and information related to dietary intake and absorption. The test also includes the measurement of thrombocytes, which are a type of blood cell. Thrombocytes play a key role in blood clotting.

The following subtests are related to the basic blood count:

  • Haemoglobin (B-Hb)
  • Red cell count and haematocrit (B-Eryt and B-Hkr)
  • Red blood cell indices
  • Leukocytes (B-Leuk)
  • Thrombocytes (B-Trom)

Test results

  • Reference values
    • Haemoglobin (B-Hb)
      • Women: 117–155
      • Men: 134–167
    • Red cell count (B-Eryt) and hematocrit (B-Hkr)
      • Women: Eryt 3.9–5.2 I Hkr 0.35–0.46
      • Men:  Eryt 4.3–5.7 I Hkr 0.39–0.50
    • Red cell indices (B-MCH)
      • Women: 27–33
      • Men: 27–33
    • Leukocytes (B-Leuk)
      • women 3.4–8.2
      • men 3.4–8.2
    • Thrombocytes (B-Trom)
      • Women: 150–360
      • Men: 150–360

About the examination

  • General

    Basic blood count test does not require fasting or morning sampling.

  • Who will interpret my examination results?

    Please note that the doctor in charge of the treatment is always responsible for interpreting the results. Consult your doctor if you have any questions regarding the examination results.