Complete Blood Count, Hematocrit
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Packed cell volume (PCV), Hct.
To evaluate anemia, polycythemia, and hydration status and to monitor therapy.
Whole blood from one full lavender-top (EDTA) tube, Microtainer, or capillary. Whole blood from a green-top (lithium or sodium heparin) tube may also be submitted.
(Method: Automated, computerized, multichannel analyzers)
|Age||Conventional Units (%)||SI Units (Conventional Units × 0.01) (Volume Fraction)|
|7 mo–1 yr||31–43||0.31–0.43|
| 1st Trimester||35–42||0.35–0.42|
| 2nd and 3rd Trimester||28–33||0.28–0.33|
|Values are slightly lower in older adults.Reference range values may vary between laboratories.|
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Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Complete Blood Count, Hematocrit." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425273/all/Complete_Blood_Count__Hematocrit.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Complete Blood Count, Hematocrit. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425273/all/Complete_Blood_Count__Hematocrit. Accessed April 25, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Complete Blood Count, Hematocrit. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425273/all/Complete_Blood_Count__Hematocrit
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Complete Blood Count, Hematocrit [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 25]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425273/all/Complete_Blood_Count__Hematocrit.
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