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Descriptor in English: Hematocrit
Descriptor in Spanish: Hematócrito
Descriptor in Portuguese: Hematócrito
Descriptor in French: Hématocrite
Entry term(s): Erythrocyte Volume, Packed
Erythrocyte Volumes, Packed
Hematocrits
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(s): E01.370.225.625.400
E05.200.625.400
G09.188.370.374
Scope note: 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.
Annotation: usually NIM
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
DeCS UI: 6550
Descriptor UI: D006400
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2011/06/24
Hematocrit - Preferred
Concept UI M0010042
Scope note 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.
Preferred term Hematocrit
Entry term(s) Erythrocyte Volume, Packed
Erythrocyte Volumes, Packed
Hematocrits
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



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