PCV BLOOD (PCV)
: PCV, Hematocrit, Packed cell volume, HCT
: Male: 41 - 49%, Female: 36 - 43%
: Lavender top (EDTA)
: Whole blood
: Lavender top (EDTA) - 2 mL draw (to fill line only) or EDTA microtainer
: 2 mL
: 250 uL
: Room temperature or refrigerated
: 24 hours
Reasons for Rejection
: QNS, clotted, specimen age
: Stat: 1 hour
: Deliver to the lab within 24 hours.
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