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Normal Lab Values

Normal Lab Values for Nursing

Na 135-145
Ca 8.5-10.5
K 3.5-5.0
CO2 35-45
RBC 3.5-5.0 million
Hgb 12-16
Hct 35-45
N Specific Gravity 1.010-1.030
Platelets 150,000-350,000
PT 10-15 sec.
PTT 20-45 sec.
Glucose 70-100
BUN 5-25
Serum Creatinine >2.0 is bad
Cholesterol >200 is bad
Protein (total) 6-9
WBC 5-10 k/mm cubed
Bilirubin 0.2-1.4
Alkaline Phosphatase 4.5-13
CD4 T-cell count 500-1600 mm3
Digoxin 0.5-1.5
Lithium 0.6-1.6
pH 7.35-7.45
PaCO2 or CO2 35-45mm Hg
HCO3 22-26mEq/L
O2sat 92-100%
PaO2 80-100mm Hg
LDL (Bad Cholesterol) <130mg/dL desirable
HDL (Good Cholesterol) 30-75mg/dL
Mg 1.5-2.5mg/dL
Albumin 3.5-5.0 gm/dL
Phosphorus 2.2-4.8 mg/dL
INR (with oral anti-coagulant) 2.0-3.0
INR (with Mech. heart valve) 2.5-3.5
ESR (Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate) 1-13
Ammonia (NH4) 11-35
Normal Pulmonary Capillary Wedge Pressure (PCWP) 8-15
Created by: cpdg