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Mean ([+ or -] SD) body mass, packed cell volume, estimated white blood cell count, hemoglobin absorbance, and percent polychromatic or immature erythrocytes of 12-day-old Eastern Bluebird nestlings raised in non-treated (control) vs.
Packed cell volume of less than 33% has been reported (29), and also PCV of <25% has been associated with severe malaria infection in children (15).
Blood samples were also taken from both the subjects and controls, in appropriate bottles, for blood counts packed cell volume [PCV], white blood cells [WBCs] and differentials, platelets, erythrocyte sedimentation rate [ESR], serum immunoglobulins (IgG, IgM, and IgA) and complement regulator proteins (C1 esterase inhibitor [C1-INH] and C3 activator).
Recommended methods for determination of packed cell volume prepared on behalf of the World Health Organization by expert panel on blood cell sizing of the International Committee for Standardization in Hematology.
Abnormal results of the CBC were lymphopenia and elevated packed cell volume (PCV) (Table 1).
T-cell count, packed cell volume (PCV), white blood cell count (WBC), serum iron and albumin levels.
If reference methods are readily available for measuring hemoglobin, red and white blood count, packed cell volume, and platelet count, one can quickly determine whether the instrument or commercial material is at fault.