RxPG - the perfect Rx for medical Post Graduate entrance blues!
Mobile Edition | Help/Newbie? | 24/7 Support
HOT | PrePG | MCQ | DNB | Careers | Books | Colleges | Dental | DocIndia | PLAB |  USMLE  | Australia | Canada | GLOBAL | OffBeat!
Articles | Forums | MCQ Crammer | Downloads | Mnemonics | Revision Tools | Recent Shouts | All Features


Normal Laboratory Values and Ranges For MRCP Question Papers

Author: RxPG, Posted on Monday, July 07 @ 04:27:45 IST by RxPG  

 FRIEND Add to My Pages   PRINTER Printer Friendly   FRIEND Email Story  FRIEND Download Story  MRCP Part 1 alerts 

MRCP Part 1

Haematology

Full blood count

Haemoglobin (males) 13.0 – 18.0 g/dL

Haemoglobin (females) 11.5 – 16.5 g/dL

Haematocrit (males) 0.40 – 0.52

Haematocrit (females) 0.36 – 0.47

MCV 80 – 96 fL

MCH 28 – 32 pg

MCHC 32 – 35 g/dL



White cell count 4 – 11 x 109/L

White cell differential:

Neutrophils 1.5 – 7 x 109/L

Lymphocytes 1.5 – 4 x 109/L

Monocytes 0 – 0.8 x 109/L

Eosinophils 0.04 – 0.4 x 109/L

Basophils 0 – 0.1 x 109/L

Platelet count 150 – 400 x 109/L

Reticulocyte count 25 – 85 x 109/L OR 0.5 – 2.4%

Erythrocyte sedimentation rate

Westergren

Under 50 years:

Males 0 – 15 mm/1st hr

Females 0 – 20 mm/1st hr

Over 50 years:

Males 0 – 20 mm/1st hr

Females 0 – 30 mm/1st hr

Plasma viscosity (25°C) 1.50 – 1.72 mPa/s

Coagulation Screen

Prothrombin time 11.5 – 15.5s

International normalised ratio <1.4

Activated partial thromboplastin time 30 – 40s

Fibrinogen 1.8 – 5.4 g/L

Bleeding time 3 – 8m

Coagulation Factors

Factors II, V, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII 50 – 150 IU/dL

Factor V Leiden

Von Willebrand factor 45 – 150 IU/dL

Von Willebrand factor antigen 50 – 150 IU/dL

Protein C 80 – 135 IU/dL

Protein S 80 – 120 IU/dL

Antithrombin III 80 – 120 IU/dL

Activated protein C resistance 2.12 – 4.0

Fibrin degradation products < 100 mg/L

D-Dimer screen < 0.5 mg/L

Haematinics

Serum iron 12 – 30 µmol/L

Serum iron-binding capacity 45 – 75 µmol/L

Serum ferritin 15 – 300 µg/L

Serum transferrin 2.0 – 4.0 g/L

Serum B12 160 – 760 ng/L

Serum folate 2.0 – 11.0µg/L

Red cell folate 160 – 640 µg/L

Serum haptoglobin 0.13 – 1.63 g/L

Haemoglobin electrophoresis:

Haemoglobin A > 95%

Haemoglobin A2 2 – 3%

Haemoglobin F < 2 %

Chemistry

Serum sodium 137 – 144 mmol/L

Serum potassium 3.5 – 4.9 mmol/L

Serum chloride 95 – 107 mmol/L

Serum bicarbonate 20 – 28 mmol/L

Anion gap 12 – 16 mmol/L

Serum urea 2.5 – 7.5 mmol/L

Serum creatinine 60 – 110 µmol/L

Serum corrected calcium 2.2 – 2.6 mmol/L

Serum phosphate 0.8 – 1.4 mmol/L

Serum total protein 61 – 76 g/L

Serum albumin 37 – 49 g/L

Serum total bilirubin 1 – 22 µmol/L

Serum conjugated bilirubin 0 – 3.4 µmol/L

Serum alanine aminotransferase 5 – 35 U/L

Serum aspartate aminotransferase 1 – 31 U/L

Serum alkaline phosphatase 45 – 105 U/L (over 14 years)

Serum gamma glutamyl transferase 4 – 35 U/L (< 50 U/L in males)

Serum lactate dehydrogenase 10 – 250 U/L

Serum creatine kinase (Males) 24 – 195 U/L

Serum creatine kinase (Females) 24 – 170 U/L

Creatine kinase MB fraction < 5%

Serum troponin I 0-0.4 µg/L

Serum troponin T 0 – 0.1 µg/L

Serum copper 12 – 26 µmol/L

Serum caeruloplasmin 200 – 350 mg/L

Serum aluminium 0-10 µg/L

Serum magnesium 0.75 – 1.05 mmol/L

Serum zinc 6 – 25 µmol/L

Serum urate (males) 0.23 – 0.46 mmol/L

Serum urate (females) 0.19 – 0.36 mmol/L

Plasma lactate 0.6 – 1.8 mmol/L

Plasma ammonia 12 – 55 µmol/L

Serum angiotensin-converting enzyme 25 – 82 U/L

Fasting plasma glucose 3.0 – 6.0 mmol/L

Haemoglobin A1 C 3.8 – 6.4%

Fructosamine < 285 µmo/L

Serum amylase 60 – 180 U/L

Plasma osmolality 278 – 305 mosmol/Kg

Urine

Albumin/creatinine ratio (untimed specimen)

<3.5 mg/mmol (males)

<2.5 mg/mmol (females)

Lipids and Lipoproteins

The target levels will vary depending on the patient’s overall cardiovascular risk assessment.

Serum cholesterol: < 5.2 mmol/L

Serum LDL cholesterol: < 3.36 mmol/L

Serum HDL cholesterol: > 1.55 mmol/L

Fasting serum triglyceride 0.45 – 1.69 mmol/L

Blood Gases (breathing air at sea level)

Blood H+ 35 – 45 nmol/L

pH 7.36 – 7.44

PaO2 11.3 – 12.6 kPa

PaCO2 4.7 – 6.0 kPa

Base excess ± 2 mmol/L

Carboxyhaemoglobin:

Non-smoker < 2%

Smoker 3 – 15%

Endocrinology

Adrenal steroids

Blood

Serum aldosterone (normal diet)

Upright (4h) 330 – 830 pmol/L

Supine (30m) 135 – 400 pmol/L

Serum cortisol:

09.00h 200 – 700 nmol/L

22.00h 50 – 250 nmol/L

Overnight dexamethasone suppression test (after 1mg dexamethasone)

Serum cortisol < 50 nmol/l

Low dose dexamethasone suppression test (2 mg/day for 48h)

Serum cortisol < 50 nmol/L

After insulin-induced hypoglycaemia (blood glucose < 2.2 mmol/L)

Serum cortisol > 550 nmol/L and 200 nmol/L greater than baseline

Plasma 11 – deoxycortisol 24 – 46 nmol/L

Serum dehydroepiandrosterone

(09.00) 7 – 31 nmol/L

Serum dehydroepiandrosterone sulphate:

(Males) 2 – 10 µmol/L

(Females) 3 – 12 µmol/L

Serum androstenedione (adults)

Males 1.6 – 8.4 nmol/L

Females 0.6 – 8.8 nmol/L

Post menopausal females 0.9 – 6.8 nmol/L

Serum 17-hydroxyprogesterone:

Males 1 – 10 nmol/L

Females

Follicular 1 – 10 nmol/L

Luteal 10 – 20 nmol/L

Serum oestradiol

Males < 180 pmol/L

Females

Post-menopausal < 100 pmol/L

Follicular 200 – 400 pmol/L

Mid-cycle 400 – 1200 pmol/L

Luteal 400 – 1000 pmol/L

Serum progesterone

Males < 6 nmol/L

Females

Follicular < 10 nmol/L

Luteal > 30 nmol/L

Serum testosterone

Males 9 – 35 nmol/L

Females 0.5 – 3 nmol/L

Serum dihydrotestosterone

Males 1- 2.6 nmol/L

Females 0.3 – 9.3 nmol/L

Serum sex hormone binding protein

Males 10 – 62 nmol/L

Females 40 – 137 nmol/L

Urine

Aldosterone 14 – 53 nmol/24h

Cortisol 55 – 250 nmol/24h

Plasma angiotensin II 5 – 35 pmol/L

Plasma renin activity

Recumbent 1.1 – 2.7 pmol/ml/h

Erect after 30m 3.0 – 4.3 pmol/ml/h

Pancreatic and gut hormones

Plasma gastrin < 55 pmol/L

Plasma or serum insulin:

Overnight fasting < 186 pmol/L

After hypoglycaemia

(Blood glucose < 2.2 mmol/L) < 21 pmol/L

Plasma vasoactive intestinal polypeptide < 30 pmol/L

Plasma pancreatic polypeptide < 300 pmol/L

Plasma glucagon < 50 pmol/L

Anterior pituitary hormones

Plasma adrenocorticotrophic hormone

09.00 < 18 pmol/L

Plasma follicle stimulating hormone

Males 1 – 7 U/L

Females

Follicular 2.5 – 10 U/L

Midcycle 25 – 70 U/L

Luteal 0.32 – 2.1 U/L

Post-menopausal > 30 U/L

Plasma growth hormone

Basal, fasting and between pulses < 1 mU/L

After hypoglycaemia > 40 mU/L

Plasma luteinizing hormone

Males 1 – 10 U/L

Females

Follicular 2.5 – 10 U/L

Midcycle 25 – 70 U/L

Luteal 1 – 13 U/L

Post-menopausal > 30 U/L

Plasma prolactin < 360 mU/L

Plasma thyroid stimulating hormone 0.4 – 5 mU/L

Posterior pituitary hormones

Plasma antidiuretic hormone 0.9 – 4.6 pmol/L

Thyroid hormones

Plasma thyroid binding globulin 13 – 28 mg/L

Plasma thyroxine (T4) 58 – 174 nmol/L

Free T4 10 – 22 pmol/L

Tri-iodothyronine (T3) 1.07 – 3.18 nmol/L

Free T3 5 – 10 pmol/L

Serum TSH receptor antibodies < 7 U/L

Serum antithyroid peroxidase < 50 IU/mL

Serum thyroid receptor antibodies < 10 U/L

Catecholamines

(Plasma recumbent with venous catheter in place for 30m prior to collection of sample)

Adrenaline 0.03 – 1.31 nmol/L

Noradrenaline 0.47 – 4.14 nmol/L

Urine

Vanillyl mandelic acid 5 – 35 µmol/24h

Dopamine < 3100 nmol/24h

Adrenaline < 144 nmol/24h

Noradrenaline < 570 nmol/24h

Hydroxyindole acetic acid < 70 µmol/24h

Others

Plasma parathyroid hormone 0.9 – 5.4 pmol/L

Plasma calcitonin < 27 pmol/L

Serum cholecalciferol (vitamin D3) 60 – 105 nmol/L

Serum 25 – OH – cholecalciferol 45 – 90 nmol/L

Age-related insulin like growth factor – 1

13 – 15 yrs 9.3 – 56.0 nmol/L

16 – 18 yrs 9.3 – 56.0 nmol/L

20 – 40 yrs 7.5 – 37.3 nmol/L

40 – 60 yrs 5.6 – 23.3 nmol/L

>60 yrs 3.3 – 23.3 nmol/L

Immunology / Rheumatology

Complement C3 65 – 190 mg/dL

Complement C4 15 – 50 mg/dL

Total haemolytic (CH50) 150 – 250 U/L

Serum C-reactive protein < 10 mg/L

Serum immunoglobins

IgG 6.0 – 13.0 g/L

IgA 0.8 – 3.0 g/L

IgM 0.4 – 2.5 g/L

IgE <120 kU/L

Serum β2 – micro globulin < 3 mg/L

Autoantibodies (all serum)

Adrenal Negative at 1:10 Dil.

Anticentromere antibodies Negative at 1:40 Dil.

Anticardiolipin antibody

IgG 0 – 23

IgM 0 - 11

Anti double-stranded DNA (ELISA) 0 – 73 U/mL

Antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies

Anti Proteinase 3 Negative

Anti MPO Negative

Antinuclear antibodies Negative at 1:20 Dil.

ENA Negative

Gastric parietal cells Negative at 1:20 Dil.

Interstitial cells of testis Negative at 1:10 Dil.

Jo-1 Negative

La Negative

Mitochondrial Negative at 1:20 Dil.

RNP Negative

Scl-70 Negative

Ro Negative

Skeletal muscle Negative at 1:60 Dil.

Sm Negative

Smooth muscle Negative at 1:20 Dil.

Thyroid colloid and microcosmal antigens Negative at 1:10 Dil.

Rheumatoid factor < 30 k IU/L

Tumour Markers

Serum alpha-fetoprotein <10 kU/L

Serum carcinoembryonic antigen < 10 µg/L

Serum neurone specific enolase < 12 µg/L

Serum prostate specific antigen

Males over 40 <4 µg/L

Males under 40 <2 µg/L

Serum human chorionic gonadotrophin < 5 U/L

Serum CA 125 < 35 U/mL

Serum CA 19 – 9 < 33 U/mL

Therapeutic Drug Levels

Plasma aminophylline 10 – 20 µg/mL

Plasma carbamazepine 34 – 51 µmol/L

Blood ciclosporin 100 – 150 nmol/L

Plasma digoxin (taken at least 6h post dose) 1 – 2 nmol/L

Plasma ethosuximide 280 – 710 µmol/L

Blood gentamicin (peak) 5 – 7 µg/ml

Serum lithium 0.5 – 1.5 mmol/L

Serum phenobarbital 65 – 172 µmol/L

Serum phenytoin 40 – 80 µmol/L

Serum primidone 23 – 55 µmol/L

Plasma theophylline 55 – 110 µmol/L

Cerebro-spinal fluid

Opening pressure 50 – 180 mm H2O

Total protein 0.15 – 0.45 g/L

Albumin 0.066 – 0.442 g/L

Chloride 116 – 122 mmol/L

Glucose 3.3 – 4.4 mmol/L

Lactate 1 –2 mmol/L

Cell count ≤ 5 mL-1

Differential:

Lymphocytes 60 – 70%

Monocytes 30 – 50%

Neutrophils None

IgG/ALB ≤ 0.26

IgG index ≤ 0.88

Urine

Glomerular filtration rate 70 – 140 mL/min

Total protein < 0.2g/24h

Albumin < 30 mg/24 h

Calcium 2.5 – 7.5 mmol/24h

Urobilinogen 1.7 – 5.9 µmol/24h

Coproporphyrin < 300 nmol/24h

Uroporphyrin 6 – 24 nmol/24h

Delta-aminolevulinate 8 – 53 µmol/24h

5-hydroxyindoleacetic acid 10 – 47 µmol/24h

Osmolality 350 – 1000 mosmol/Kg

Faeces

Nitrogen 70 – 140 mmol/24h

Urobilinogen 50 – 500 µmol/24h

Coproporphyrin 0.018 – 1.2 µmol/24h

Coproporphyrin 0.46 mmol/g dry weight

Protoporphyrin 0 – 4 µmol/24h

Protoporphyrin 0 – 220 nmol/g dry weight

Total porphyrin

(ether soluble) 10 – 200 nmol/g dry weight

(ether insoluble) 0 – 24 nmol/g dry weight

Fat (on normal diet) < 7g / 24h




4 (Excellent) 3(Good) 2(Good) 1(Bad)   


Recommended Books for MRCP Part 1
 Books required for preparation of MRCP Part 1 examination by RxPG
 

Related MRCP Part 1 articles
 Perplexed as to how to get through the MRCP 1 exam?
 MRCP Part 1 exam doesn't need a big book!
 How to Pass MRCP Part 1 Exam in Three Weeks
 List of High Yield Topics for MRCP Part 1 Exam
 100 Commonly Tested Facts for MRCP Part 1 Exam
 MRCP(UK) PART 1 Results for 20 September 2005 Exam
 MRCP(UK) Part 1 Results for 25 January 2005 Examination
 MRCP(UK) Part 1 Examination Pass List - 21 September 2004
 MRCP part 1 exam in India
 Books required for preparation of MRCP Part 1 examination
 MRCP Part 1 Paper, 23 Sep 2003 : Version 1.01 - Q 81-155
 MRCP Part 1 Paper, 23 Sep 2003 : Version 1.01 - Q 1-80
 Syllabus for MRCP Part 1 [....Continued]
 Syllabus for MRCP Part 1 Exam
 MRCP (UK) - Part 1 Examination; Essential Information
 MRCP; How to enter the Part 1 Examination
 MRCP(UK) Part 1 Examination - CHANGES FROM MAY 2003
 MRCP(UK) Part 1 Examination: Composition of the Papers by specialty from 2003/2
 A Sample Best of Five[BOF] question for MRCP Part 1
 MRCP(UK) Part 1 Examination Regulations: Marking system

Related MRCP Part 1 Discussions

Other articles by RxPG
 RxPG Interview With Dr Sumit Seth - Civil Services 2005 Top Ranker
 Stroke - Neurology Online Mock Test 235
 Stroke - Neurology Online Mock Test 234
 Stroke - Neurology Online Mock Test 233
 List of Some Bioinformatics Courses in India
 Microbiology and Parasitology Online Mock Test 232
 DNB Online Mock Test 231
 Neurology Online Mock Test 230
 Anatomy Mock MCQ Test 229
 Anatomy Mock MCQ Test 228
 Revisable Quick List of New Drugs for PG Entrance Exams
 Radiology Daily Online Mock Test 228
 Pediatrics Free Online Daily Mock Test 227 - PGI Exam Pattern
 Paediatrics PGIMER PG Entrance Pattern Free Online Mock Test 226
 Paediatrics Free Online PG Entrance Daily Mock Test 225
 Preservatives used while packing catgut suture
 Neurology Free Online Mock Test 223
 Biostatistics Online Mock Test 222
 Neurology Free Online Medical Mock Test 221
 Neurology Free Online Medical Mock Test 220

 MRCP Part 1 FAQ
  FAQ: Onexamination or Pastest - Which one to do?
  FAQ: Which is the best PACES course?
  FAQ: How to prepare for MRCP Part 1?
  FAQ: Should I read Harrison or Kumar & Clark for MRCP?
  Browse all FAQs


Write an Article on MRCP Part 1
You can share your exam experiences, preparation strategies, books you have read or just any information about MRCP Part 1 on RxPG website and we will publish it under your name.

Article Rating
Average Score: 4.68
Votes: 22




Most Read Article
Books required for preparation of MRCP Part 1 examination

Related Links
· Royal College of Physicians Ed
· Royal College of Physicians Ln
· RxPG First Aid For PLAB
· Medicine Books at Amazon.com
· MRCP Books at Amazon.com
· MRCP Forum
· Discuss Past Papers






ARTICLE TOOLS

· MRCP Part 1 section
· Articles by RxPG
· Add to my pages
· Printer friendly version
· PDF version
· Email article
· Feedback on this article
· Medical tutorials
· Related forum posts
· Related articles
· Related downloads
· Submit article
· MRCP Part 1 alerts
· MRCP Part 1 books
· MRCP Part 1 past papers


Most read story about MRCP Part 1:
Books required for preparation of MRCP Part 1 examination



Server Status: 131 pages served in last minute. Page generation time: 0.058 seconds

Site Maps: [Books] [News] [Forums] [Reviews] [Mnemonics]

sitemap - top30 - centuries - testimonials


About Us :: Disclaimer :: Contact Us :: Reporting abuse :: Terms of Services :: Privacy Policy

Advertise with RxPG!
Made in India by RxPG Medical Solutions Private Limited

"RxPG" is a Registered Trademark

Chrome Web Store YouTube Twitter LinkedIn Wikipedia Facebook