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What does the hematocrit measure?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Red cell volume: Hematocrit is the proportion of blood volume made up by red blood cells. A hematocrit of 45 means that 45% of blood volume is red cells and the rest is plasma or liquid part.
Answered on Jan 4, 2014

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