LABS Abbreviations

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WBC

White Blood Cells

RBC

Red Blood Cells

Hgb

Hemoglobin

Hct

Hematocrit

MCV

Mean Corpuscular hemoglobin

Plt

Platelets

Segs/Neut

Segmented Cells/Neutrophil (%)

lymph

Lymphocytes (%)

Eos

Eosinophils (%)

Baso

Basophils (%)

Mono

Monocytes (%)

K

Potassium

Cl

Chloride

CO2

Carbon Dioxide (measured as HCO3-)

Gluc

Glucose

BUN

Blood Urea Nitrogen

Creat

Creatinine

Ca

Calcium

T Protein

Total Protein

AST

Aspartate aminotransferase; SGPT

ALT

Alanine aminotransferase; SGOT

Alk Phos

Alkaline Phosphatase

T-bili

Total Bilirubin

CK

Creatine Phosphokinase

CK-MB

CK-Isomer

CK-MB RI

CK Relative Index

Trop

Troponin

Amy

Amylase

Lip

Lipase

PT

Prothrombin Time

INR

International Normalized Ratio

PTT

Partial thromboplastin time

CRP

C-reactive Protein

ESR

Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate

BNP

Brain Natriuretic Peptide

D-Dim

D-Dimer

Lactate

Lactate/Lactic Acid

Monospot

Mononeucleosis

TSH

Thyroid Stimulating Hormone

T3

Triiodothyronine

T4

Total thyroxine

ASA

Acetylsalicyclic Acid

Tylenol

Acetaminophen

Dig

Digoxin (Lanoxin)

Dilantin

Phenytoin

Depakote

Valproic Acid

Tegretal

Carpamazapine

EtOH

Blood Alcohol

FiO2

Fractional Inspiration of Oxygen

PO2

Partial pressure of Oxygen

pCO2

Partial pressure of Carbon Dioxide

Bicarb

Bicarbonate

Spec Gravity

Specific gravity

Leuk

Leukocytes

Gluc

Glucose

Urobil

Urobilinogen

Bili

Bilirubin

Bact

Bateria

Epi

Epithelial Cells

THC

Tetrahydrocannabinol

U hCH

Urine HCG

S hCG qual

Serum HCG Qualitative

S hCG quant

Serum HCG Quantitative

RSV

Respiratory syncytial virus

Rapid Strep

Group A Streptococcus

"C &S" for Cx LABS?

"Culture and Sensitivity" ; i.e. Urine C & S, Wound C &S...etc.

What are the different LABS?

CBC, BMP, CMP, CEP, Lip/Amy, Coags, Inflammation Studies, Misc., Blood Type, Levels*, ABG, Dip, UA, U-Tox, Beta-HCG, CSF, Nasopharyngeal Swabs, Cx [18 Total].

CBC

Compete Blood Count

BMP

Basic Metabolic Rate

CMP

Complete Metabolic Panel

CEP

Cardiac Enzyme Panel

Lip, Amy

Pancreatic Enzymes

Coags

Coagulation Studies

Levels

Serum Medication Levels

ABG

Arterial Blood Gas

Dip

Urine Dip Test

UA

Urine Analysis

U-Tox

Urine Toxicity Screen

Beta [symbol]-HCG

Beta Human Chorionic Gonadotropin

CSF

Cerebrospinal Fluid Analysis

Cx

Cultures

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