Normal Lab Values for Everyday Tests


Reference Sample Range
Albumin Plasma 35-50 g/l
Albumin (in pregnancy) Plasma 25-38 g/l
Ammonia Whole blood <40 umol/l
alpha- amylase Plasma 25-180 somogyi units/dl
Anion gap Plasma 12 - 16 mmol/l
Bilirubin Plasma 3-17 umol/l
Bicarbonate Plasma 22-28 mmol/l
Calcium ionized Plasma 1.0-1.25 mmol/l
Calcium total Plasma 2.12-2.65 mmol/l
Calcium total in pregnancy Plasma 1.95-2.35 mmol/l
Chloride Plasma 95-105 mmol/l
Cholesterol Plasma 3.9-7.8 mmol/l
Copper Plasma 12-26 umol/l
Creatinine Plasma 70-150 umol/l
Creatinine in pregnancy Plasma 24-68 umol/l
Digoxin children Plasma 2.0-3.0 nmol/l
Digoxin adults Plasma 1.0-2.0 nmol/l
Glucose (fasting) Plasma 3.0-5.0 mmol/l
Glycated haemoglobin Whole blood 5-8 %
Iron Serum (male) 14-31 umol/l | (female) 11-30 umol/l
total iron binding capacity Serum 45-75 umol/l
Lactate Whole blood (venous) 0.5-2.2 mmol/l
Lactate Whole blood (arterial) 0.5-1.6 mmol/l
Magnesium Plasma 0.75-1.05 mmol/l
Osmolality Plasma 278-305 mosm/kg
Phosphate (inorganic) Plasma 0.8-1.45 mmol/l
Potassium Plasma 3.5-5.0 mmol/l
Protein (total) Plasma 60-80 g/l
Sodium Plasma 135-145 mmol/l
Troponin I Plasma <0.2 ng/ml
Troponin T Plasma <0.1 ng/ml
Urea in pregnancy Plasma 2.0-4.2 mmol/l
Urea nitrogen (BUN) Plasma 1.16-3.12 mmol/l
Uric acid Plasma (male) 210-480 umol/l | (female) 150-390 ummol/l | (pregnancy) 100-270 umol/l
Zinc Plasma 6-25 umol/l