Wintrobe method

Wintrobe method

1. a macromethod of hematocrit determination, centrifuging blood in a flat-bottomed glass tube with thick, parallel sides that are marked with calibrations. See also hematocrit.
2. for erythrocyte sedimentation; measures the rate of settling in a Wintrobe hematocrit tube placed in a vertical position. See also erythrocyte sedimentation rate.
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Auto Haematology Analyser of Mindray and for the estimation of erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) by Wintrobe method.
The Wintrobe Method had a chart with which the result in anemic specimens could be "corrected," so that the patient's result would presumably reflect only those factors associated with diseases that affect the plasma proteins.