packed cell volume


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Noun1.packed cell volume - the ratio of the volume occupied by packed red blood cells to the volume of the whole blood as measured by a hematocrit
ratio - the relative magnitudes of two quantities (usually expressed as a quotient)
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3%) and the significantly lower packed cell volume and haemoglobin concentration observed in malarial subjects in comparison to the controls.
Packed cell volume (PCV) increased following treatment of WAD goats (p>0.
The red blood cells, packed cell volume, glucose, total protein and albumin revealed no significant difference; by implication the dietary treatments were able to support normal growth.
Blood parameters assayed included hemoglobin (Hb) concentration, packed cell volume (PCV), erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR), and red blood cell (RBC), white blood cell (WBC) and platelet (P1) counts.
The blood samples were used for hematological parameters including red blood cells (RBC) count, packed cell volume (PCV), hemoglobin (Hgb) concentration, and mean corpuscular volume (MCV).
Packed cell volume (PCV, hematocrit), red blood cells concentration (RBC), white blood cells concentration (WBC), hemoglobin (Hb), mean corpuscular volume (MCV), mean corpuscular hemoglobin (MCH), and MCH concentration (MCHC), were determined in an electronic automated hematology analyzer Sequoia-Turner Cell-Dyn 400.