haematocrit


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haematocrit

he·mat·o·crit

(Hct) (hē-mat'ō-krit)
Percentage of the volume of a blood sample occupied by cells.
Compare: plasmacrit
Synonym(s): haematocrit.
[hemato- + G. krinō, to separate]

haematocrit

1. A CENTRIFUGE used to separate the cells from the fluid part of the blood.
2. The proportion of the volume of cells to the total volume after the blood has been centrifuged.

haematocrit

the percentage of the blood volume occupied by red blood cells. The percentage is 40.5% in man.

he·mat·o·crit

(Hct) (hē-mat'ō-krit)
Percentage of the volume of a blood sample occupied by cells.
Compare: plasmacrit
Synonym(s): haematocrit.
[hemato- + G. krinō, to separate]
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Furthermore, haemolysis also reduced the haematocrit value (Martinez and Souza, 2002).
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The complete blood counts [CBC] were analyzed using the automated COULTER (Beckman Coulter], The CBC included haemoglobin [Hb] haematocrit [HCV], total white blood cell count [TWBC], platelet count, mean cell volume [MCV], mean cell haemoglobin [MCH], mean cell haemoglobin concentration [MCHC] and red cell distribution width [RDW], Serum sodium and potassium were estimated by ABL800 radiometer, by ion selective method, using indirect potentiometry.
EKF Diagnostics Holdings, based in Cardiff, focuses on the development, production and distribution of chemical reagents and analysers for the testing of Glucose, Lactate, Haemoglobin, Haematocrit and HbA1c.
It's not that different from taking EPO (the blood-boosting agent which was the drug of choice in the Armstrong era) because you're tired and your haematocrit is low.
Global revenue generated from the sales of portable and handheld point of care devices for haemoglobin and haematocrit testing is estimated to be about $300m per annum.
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