EXERCISES, LESSON 6
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer the following exercises by marking the lettered responses
that best answer the exercise, by completing the incomplete statement, or by writing the
answer in the space provided at the end of the exercise.
After you have completed all of the exercises, turn to "Solutions to Exercises" at
the end of the lesson and check your answers. For each exercise answered incorrectly,
reread the material referenced with the solution.
When blood is centrifuged, the volume percentage occupied by the packed red
cells is known as the:
a. Erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR).
d. Mean corpuscular volume.
The procedure for determining hematocrit is performed by:
a. Filling a capillary tube capillary with blood.
b. Centrifuging at constant speed for a constant period of time.
Measuring the packed-cell volume.
d. Automated sequential analyzers (the results are usually a calculated value).
e. All of the above.
a, c, and d.