packed cell volume


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packed cell vol·ume

the volume of the blood cells in a sample of blood after it has been centrifuged in the hematocrit; normally, it amounts to 45% of the blood sample.

pack·ed cell vol·ume

(PCV) (pakt sel volyūm)
Volume of the blood cells in a sample of blood after it has been centrifuged in the hematocrit.
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Louvandiniet al., (2002) reported that the protein supplementation increased some characteristics of the resilience such as packed cell volume and body weight on calves in haemonchosis.
Hematological and serum biochemical profiling Hematological parameters viz., blood glucose level, mean corpuscular volume (MCV), packed cell volume (PVC), total red (TRBC) and white blood cell (TWBC) count and serum biochemical parameters such as cholesterol, aspartate transaminase (ASAT), alanine transaminase (ALAT), high density lipoprotein (HDL), low density lipoprotein (LDL), total protein and triglycerides were determined in blood samples by using Hitachi 902 automatic analyzer (Japan) following Khan et al.
The following quantitative and qualitative hematologic values were determined: packed cell volume, 46.2 [+ or -] 4%; hemoglobin concentration, 107 [+ or -] 15 g/L; red blood cell count, 3.2 [+ or -] 0.4 x [10.sup.12]/L; white blood cell count, 13.7 [+ or -] 2.7 x [10.sup.9]/ L; heterophils, 56.5 [+ or -] 11.5% (7.8 [+ or -] 2 x [10.sup.9]/L); lymphocytes, 40.3 [+ or -] 10.9% (5.5 [+ or -] 1.9 x [10.sup.9]/L); monocytes, 1.8 [+ or -] 2.1% (0.3 [+ or -] 0.3 x [10.sup.9]/L); eosinophils, 1 [+ or -] 1% (0.1 [+ or -] 0.1 x [10.sup.9]/L); and basophils, 0.6 [+ or -] 0.5% (0.1 [+ or -] 0.1 x [10.sup.9]/L).
Hematological values were established for total red blood cells, total white blood cells, packed cell volume, hemoglobin concentration, mean corpuscular volume, mean corpuscular hemoglobin, mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration, and differential leukocyte count.
The hematological parameters selected in present study were total leukocyte count, differential count, total erythrocyte count, platelet count, haemoglobin and packed cell volume. The serum biochemistry parameters evaluated were total protein, albumin, globulin and albumin / globulin ratio.
Values for packed cell volume (PCV), estimated white blood cell count, white blood cell differentials, and heterophil: lymphocyte ratios were calculated for each bird.
Table I.- Body weight, packed cell volume, and biochemical parameters of normal rabbits compared with febrile rabbits.###
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).
Haematology revealed lowered hemoglobin levels (9.8 g/dL), total erythrocyte count (4.67X[10.sup.6]/[micro]L), packed cell volume (34%), higher total leucocyte count (10120/[micro]L) with neutrophilia (56 %).
Hematologic results (mean [SD]) were erythrocytes 3.6 [+ or -] 0.5 x [10.sup.6] cells/[mm.sup.3], hemoglobin level 12.8 [+ or -] 1.4 g/dL, packed cell volume 46% [+ or -] 3.8%, mean corpuscular volume 132 [+ or -] 20 fL, mean corpuscular hemoglobin (MCH) 36 [+ or -] 5.7 pg, mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration (MCHC) 28% [+ or -] 3.5%, thrombocytes 26.3 [+ or -] 9.3 x [10.sup.3] cells/[mm.sup.3], leukocytes 11.9 [+ or -] 4.5 x [10.sup.3]cells/[mm.sup.3], heterophils 6284 [+ or -] 2715 cells/[mm.sup.3], lymphocytes 5473 [+ or -] 2408 cells/[mm.sup.3], monocytes 113 [+ or -] 162 cells/[mm.sup.3], eosinophils 10 [+ or -] 42 cells/[mm.sup.3] basophils 27 [+ or -] 64 cells/[mm.sup.3].
Haematology revealed normal levels of haemoglobin (9.8 g/dL), total erythrocyte count (5.2 X [10.sup.6]/pL), packed cell volume (32%) and higher total leucocyte count (12420/ [micro]L).