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Hematocrit - Wikipedia


The hematocrit (Template:TIPAc-en) (Ht or HCT), also known by several other names, is the ... Anemia refers to an abnormally low hematocrit, as opposed to polycythemia, which refers to an abnormally...

Hematocrit (Blood Test) Causes, Symptoms ... - eMedicineHealth


Sep 19, 2016 ... What does a low hematocrit mean? ... Causes of a high hematocrit include: ... Have you been tested with a low hematocrit blood reading?

Hematocrit (Blood Test) Causes, Symptoms ... - eMedicineHealth


Sep 19, 2016 ... A low hematocrit means the percentage of red blood cells is below the lower limits of normal (see above) for that person's age, sex, or specific ...

What does a low hematocrit mean? - Hematocrit: Learn About ...


A person who has a low hematocrit is referred to as being anemic. ... Learn the basics about cancer including types, causes, how it spreads, symptoms and signs ...

Hematocrit - Healthline


Dec 21, 2015 ... A hematocrit test is a measurement of the red blood cells in your blood. ... to a guide that tells what proportion of your blood they make up. ... If your hematocrit levels are too high or too low, it can indicate various problems.

Hematocrit: The Test | Hematocrit Test: Hct; Crit; PCV; H and H | Lab ...


Oct 29, 2015 ... The hematocrit test is used to check for anemia as well as to screen ... Pregnancy usually causes slightly decreased hematocrit values due to ...

What causes low hematocrit levels? | Reference.com


Low hematocrit may indicate a low number of red blood cells, a large number of white blood cells, mineral or vitamin deficiencies, or blood loss, according to ...

Why it's done - Hematocrit test - Mayo Clinic


May 26, 2016 ... A hematocrit test is part of a complete blood count (CBC). Measuring the proportion of red blood cells in your blood can help your doctor make ...

Low hemoglobin count - Mayo Clinic


May 8, 2015 ... In many cases, a low hemoglobin count is only slightly lower than normal and doesn't affect how you feel. If it gets more severe and causes ...