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Allows the measurement of the length of the column of red cells and that of whole blood

Fine arithmetic graph
Millimeter ruler

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Hematocrit percent formula

L1/L2 x 100
Where L1 = height of red cell column in mm
L2 = height of the whole blood specimen in mm

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Other tern for molding clay

Plastecin

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Hematocrit normal range

35-47%

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What is hematocrit?

It is the proportion of the volume of red cells to the volume of whole blood.

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Centrifuge the tube for ______

15 minutes

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Makes calculation of RBC indices possible

Determination of hemoglobin concentration and red cell count

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Fill the tube to _____

at least 5 cm

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Used to differentiate certain types of anemia

RBC indices (MCV, MCH, MCHC)