Haematocrit (part of FBC profile)

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The haematocrit measurement is the volume % of red blood cells in peripheral blood. This test forms part of the full blood count and is a point of reference of the capability of the blood to deliver oxygen to the tissues. Anaemia refers to an abnormally low Haematocrit, as opposed to Polycythaemia which refers to an abnormally high Haematocrit.