To read lab results for blood tests, note the blood trait that is being tested, such as red blood cells, white blood cell or platelets, and then check if the quantitative result for that trait is within the noted normal ... More »

It is possible to get an interpretation of blood lab results from WebMD and MedlinePlus. The American Association for Clinical Chemistry, at, can also help with understanding laboratory test results. O... More » Health Diagnostics & Imaging

Patients can request copies of their lab results for blood work from the physicians who are treating them or from the laboratory that processed the samples, according to and Quest Diagnostics. Many different t... More » Health Diagnostics & Imaging
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In general, clinics performing blood tests use a standard abbreviation for each blood trait that is being tested. For example, the abbreviation "WBC" means white blood cells, and the abbreviation "Hgb" means hemoglobin, ... More »

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A normal blood differential result from a complete blood count test indicates that each type of white blood cell in the body is within normal range, according to MedlinePlus. The types of white blood cells include neutro... More »