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

Hemolysis, or the breakdown of red blood cells, affects laboratory tests in varying degrees and is dependent on the test being performed, according to Calgary Lab Services. Slight hemolysis typically has little effect on... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

A normal white blood cell count for men and women who are not pregnant falls between the range of 5,000 and 10,000 white blood cells per cubic millimeter, according to WebMD. A normal red blood cell count is 4.5 to 5.5 m... More » Health Medical Ranges & Levels
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LabCorp test results are available online using LabCorp Beacon: Patient, a free service enabling users to view, download and print LabCorp lab results. Interested users must register for a secure account before accessing... More » Health Diagnostics & Imaging

When reading laboratory results, take note of the test performed, the test result and the normal reference ranges. All lab reports contain certain items as required by law, according to the American Association for Clini... More » Health Diagnostics & Imaging

The abbreviation RBC in blood work refers to red blood cells, notes MedlinePlus. Doctors use the red blood cell count test to determine the number of red blood cells a patient has in the blood. This helps to diagnose ane... More » Health Diagnostics & Imaging

Patients can drink small amounts of water while fasting for blood work, according to St. Michael's Hospital. Fasting prior to blood work is necessary when a patient has fasting glucose, fasting triglycerides, fasting lip... More » Health Diagnostics & Imaging