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Hematocrit MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Hematocrit
Tree Number(s)
E01.370.225.625.400
E05.200.625.400
G09.188.370.374
Unique ID
D006400
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006400
Annotation
usually NIM
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.
Entry Term(s)
Erythrocyte Volume, Packed
Packed Red-Cell Volume
NLM Classification #
QY 408
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2011/06/24
Hematocrit Preferred
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