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Descriptor English:   Hematocrit 
Descriptor Spanish:   Hematócrito 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Hematócrito 
Synonyms English:   Erythrocyte Volume, Packed
Erythrocyte Volumes, Packed
Packed Erythrocyte Volume
Packed Erythrocyte Volumes
Packed Red Cell Volume
Packed Red-Cell Volume
Packed Red-Cell Volumes
Red-Cell Volume, Packed
Red-Cell Volumes, Packed
Volume, Packed Erythrocyte
Volume, Packed Red-Cell
Volumes, Packed Erythrocyte
Volumes, Packed Red-Cell  
Tree Number:   E01.370.225.625.400
Definition English:   The volume of packed RED BLOOD CELLS in a blood specimen. The volume is measured by centrifugation in a tube with graduated markings, or with automated blood cell counters. It is an indicator of erythrocyte status in disease. For example, ANEMIA shows a low value; POLYCYTHEMIA, a high value. 
Indexing Annotation English:   usually NIM
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AE adverse effects CL classification
EC economics ES ethics
HI history IS instrumentation
MT methods MO mortality
NU nursing PX psychology
ST standards SN statistics & numerical data
TD trends VE veterinary
Record Number:   6550 
Unique Identifier:   D006400 

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