How to use Hematocrit in a sentence

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  • Animals that have feline distemper have low platelet and hematocrit counts.

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  • Reduced blood cell volume (hematocrit) is also considered anemia.

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  • Newborns may also have low red blood cell volume (hematocrit or Hct) if they were born by cesarean section.

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  • Blood cell volume (hematocrit) may also be reduced in some anemias, but not necessarily in iron deficiency anemia.

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  • Diagnostic testing starts with a complete blood count (CBC) and differential, counting RBCs, white blood cells (WBCs) and measuring hemoglobin (Hgb), hematocrit (Hct), and other factors.

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  • In infants, iron deficiency anemia is defined as having a hemoglobin level below 109 mg/ml when measured in whole blood, and a hematocrit of less than 33 percent.

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  • Measurements needed to calculate indices are the red blood cell count, hemoglobin, and hematocrit.

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  • It is calculated by dividing the hemoglobin in grams per deciliter by the hematocrit, then multiplying by 100.

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  • Anemia is diagnosed when either the hemoglobin or hematocrit of a blood sample is too low.

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  • Electronic cell counters calculate the MCH, MCHC, hematocrit, and an additional parameter called the red cell distribution width (RDW).

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  • When the hematocrit is determined by centrifugation, the MCV and MCHC may differ from those derived by an electronic cell counter, especially in anemia.

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  • Plasma trapped between the RBCs tends to cause an increase in the hematocrit, giving rise to a somewhat higher MCV and lower MCHC.

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  • The hematocrit is the percentage of blood by volume that is occupied by the red cells.

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