Hematocrit Blood Test
What is a hematocrit blood test?
The hematocrit blood test determines the proportion of red blood cells (RBC's)
in the blood. The hematocrit is recorded as the percentage of volume of red
blood cells in
a blood sample. A blood sample is composed mainly of red blood cells and white blood cells
suspended in blood serum. The hematocrit test indicates the percentage of blood
by volume that is composed of red blood cells.
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