hematocrit

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hematocrit

[hi′mad·ə‚krit]
(pathology)
The volume, after centrifugation, occupied by the cellular elements of blood, in relation to the total volume.
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Centrifugation was used to determine packed cell volume (PCV) values from hematocrit tubes that were processed and recorded at the end of each collection day.
Packed cell volume (PCV) and blood hemoglobin content were compared at 6 time points (TO, T50%, RES, and 1, 3, and 7 days after induced hemorrhagic shock).
Birds treated with oil also exhibited increased liver weights, decreased body and splenic weights, and decreased packed cell volume.
For each sample, the packed cell volume was determined, and the blood glucose concentration was measured by the veterinary glucometer.
Hematologic values assessed included total white blood cell (WBC) count, WBC differential counts, total protein (TP) concentration, and measurement of packed cell volume (PCV), which were performed according to standard methods.
The results of the CBC showed a slightly decreased packed cell volume (40%; reference range, 40%-53%) (2) and an increased bile acid concentration (230 [micro]mol/L; reference range, 32-148 [micro]mol/L).
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