Hematocrit test (HCT-PCV): procedure, range, result

The hematocrit test is an important test for estimating the average volume of red blood cells. Anticoagulated blood is used for hematocrit tests. We can calculate mean corpuscular volume (MCV) with the help of HCT. What is the difference between HCT(Hematocrit) and PCV (Packed cell volume)? when anti-coagulated blood is centrifuged, red blood cells are … Read more