Hematocrit (HCT)

The Hematocrit (HCT) test contains 1 test with 1 biomarker.

Usual method for determining anemia. Used to calculate indices.

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Also known as: Crit, HCT, Hematocrit HCT, Packed cell volume, PCV


Hematocrit is a blood test that measures the percentage of the volume of whole blood that is made up of red blood cells. This measurement depends on the number of red blood cells and the size of red blood cells.