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  • n. Alternative spelling of hematocrit.

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  • n. the ratio of the volume occupied by packed red blood cells to the volume of the whole blood as measured by a hematocrit
  • n. a measuring instrument to determine (usually by centrifugation) the relative amounts of corpuscles and plasma in the blood

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Examples

  • HES is known to improve the blood circulation, but it also helps to maskthe use of blood boosting substances such as EPO erythropoietin by reducingthe levels of red blood cells, known as haematocrit.

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  • The statement says: Between these dates the only blood test result that we can define as abnormal was the one taken on April 20, 2009, which showed haemoglobin and haematocrit levels were very low, suggesting anaemia as a result of bleeding that the rider had suffered on April 8, 2009, due to haemorrhoids the UCI has a medical note confirming this bleeding.

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  • However, as cycling teeters on the precipice of doom like a pro cyclist's haematocrit hovers around 50%, this kind of discord is hardly surprising.

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  • One immediate lesson to be learnt from the hypoxia-tolerant epaulette shark is that adjustments such as an increased haematocrit, elevated blood glucose or a rise in brain blood flow, which other vertebrates display in response to hypoxia, are not always needed for anoxic survival.

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  • Child: packed cells: increase in haematocrit desired x weight in kg.

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  • It's the figures for haematocrit, reticulocytes and haemoglobin - all important elements for knowing if there's something illicit going on.

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  • HES is known to improve the blood circulation, but it also helps to mask the use of blood boosting substances such as EPO erythropoietin by reducing the levels of red blood cells, known as haematocrit.

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  • Briefly, drug-resistant parasites were cultured without the addition of fresh red blood cells at 4% haematocrit.

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  • Briefly, parasites were cultured in 4% haematocrit RPMI 1640 (Gibco, UK), supplemented with 10% human AB serum, and gassed with 5% CO

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  • Any unexplained fall in blood pressure or haematocrit, should lead to serious consideration of a hemorrhagic event and cessation of Angiox

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  • "Testosterone or Epo can be taken during training without worry, they are traceable for only 48 hours but they still work intensively for days afterwards – on match days, too, on which there are hardly any blood tests like during the World Cup. It’s humbug to call the World Cup clean: A raised haematocritic value isn’t noticed if nobody measures it."
    - Thomas Kistner, Is football really clean?, german-times.com, October 2007.

    August 13, 2009