When using the microhematocrit reader, the results should agree within
_______________________________. If they do not, then what should occur?
a. 1 percent; nothing.
b. 2 percent; nothing.
2 percent; repeat the procedure.
d. 3 percent; repeat the procedure.
Hematocrit results computed with an electronic cell counter are generally
______________________ than a manual hematocrit.
a. 1 per cent lower.
b. 4-6 percent higher.
1-4 percent lower.
d. 1-3 percent higher.
The rate at which red blood cells fall when anticoagulated whole blood is allowed
to stand is known as:
b. Erythrocyte sedimentation.
Erythrocyte sedimentation is retarded when the hematocrit exceeds:
a. 35 percent.
b. 40 percent.
d. 55 percent.