Harmonisation of full blood count reports, recommendations of the French-speaking cellular haematology group (GFHC)
To propose recommendations related to the presentation, content and formulation of full blood count analysis reports.Methods
Strong professional agreement among a group of experts from the French-Speaking Cellular Haematology Group (GFHC) was obtained.Results
The following two proposals emerged from the consensus: (1) stratification of comments into three parts upon the discovery of an anomaly in blood cell analysis and (2) selection and/or redefinition of the terms recommended for designating the cell types found in normal and pathological peripheral blood.Conclusions
The recommendations can help biologists who are currently undergoing the process of accreditation.