PACKED RED CELL VOLUME
\pˈakt ɹˈɛd sˈɛl vˈɒljuːm], \pˈakt ɹˈɛd sˈɛl vˈɒljuːm], \p_ˈa_k_t ɹ_ˈɛ_d s_ˈɛ_l v_ˈɒ_l_j_uː_m]\
Definitions of PACKED RED CELL VOLUME
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Measurement of the volume of packed red cells in a blood specimen by centrifugation. The procedure is performed using a tube with graduated markings or with automated blood cell counters. It is used as an indicator of erythrocyte status in disease. For example, anemia shows a low hematocrit, polycythemia, high values.
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