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What is a hematocrit ???

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Asked by DARE DEVIL, 15 Oct '09 12:14 am
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The percentage of blood made up of red blood cells is a frequently measured number known as the hematocrit. The ratio of cells in normal blood is 600 red blood cells for each white blood cell and 40 platelets.
- courtesy Kishan.
Answered by Palanivelu, 15 Oct '09 12:20 am

 
  
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A measuring instrument to determine (usually by centrifugation) the relative amounts of corpuscles and plasma in the blood ,
The amount of red blood cells in the blood. Used to check for anemia
Answered by Pardeep kapoor, 15 Oct '09 12:19 am

 
  
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Its the blood profile measuring aids viz, tlc, dlc, esr, pcv, rbc, wbc, etc
Answered by Archana, 15 Oct '09 12:18 am

 
  
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It's the proportion of blood volume that is occupied by red blood cells.
Answered by nargis bhambi, 15 Oct '09 12:17 am

 
  
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The percentage of blood made up of red blood cells is a frequently measured number known as the hematocrit. The ratio of cells in normal blood is 600 red blood cells for each white blood cell and 40 platelets.
- courtesy Kishan.
Answered by iqbal seth, 05 Aug '13 01:37 pm

 
  
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Agree with palanivelu.
Answered by sumati gayki, 23 Oct '09 01:28 pm

 
  
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The ratio of the volume occupied by packed red blood cells to the volume of the whole blood as measured by a hematocrit
a measuring instrument to determine (usually by centrifugation) the relative amounts of corpuscles and plasma in the blood
The hematocrit (Ht or HCT) or packed cell volume (PCV) or erythrocyte volume fraction (EVF) is the proportion of blood volume
PCV (Packed Cell Volume), hematocrit: A laboratory test to monitor relative number of red blood cells present in the blood. A blood sample is placed in a tiny glass tube and spun in a centrifuge. The cells are heavier than the plasma and are compacted at one end of the tube
Answered by Jairam Kshirasagar, 15 Oct '09 08:22 am

 
  
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