HCT >55%

HCT >55%
Jan 19, 2020 5:31pm

Click or tap this December, 2019 CAP Today "Best of Q&A" series answer to "Should a patient with a hematocrit greater than 55 percent be redrawn for correction always or only when prothrombin time and partial prothrombin time are elevated?" A shout out to Andrew Goodwin IV , MD, Department of Pathology, University of Vermont College of Medicine Burlington.

Relative to this discussion, refer to Heather DeVries's September, 2019 question and discussion about the effect of a high hematocrit on D-dimer testing.

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Click or tap this December, 2019 CAP Today "Best of Q&A" series answer to "Should a patient with a hematocrit greater than 55 percent be redrawn for correction always or only when prothrombin time and partial prothrombin time are elevated?" A shout out to Andrew Goodwin IV , MD, Department of Pathology, University of Vermont College of Medicine Burlington.

Relative to this discussion, refer to Heather DeVries's September, 2019 question and discussion about the effect of a high hematocrit on D-dimer testing.

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