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My name is ***** *****. Regarding hematocrit and MCV
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Customer: Hello my name is ***** *****. Regarding hematocrit and MCV
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: I have hematocrit 41.4, with reference values 43-49, MCV 82.5 ref. 85-95,other values are ok, except glucose which is 5.8 (ref. 3.5 - 5.5).I've had a slight fever no higher than 37.3 °C for 3 weeks, now fever is gone but I still have thrills.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr.S.A.Alam replied 1 year ago.

Hematocrit measures the percentage of a person's total blood volume that consists of red blood cells.

Mean corpuscular volume (MCV) is a measurement of the average size of a single red blood cell.

With these calculation we can tell about the red cell counts and size.

If your hemoglobin is low and hematocrit and MCV are also low then it means you have low iron in your body.

If this glucose was raised in your blood then it may be a positive test for you being diabetic, this test needs a repeat before diabetes label can be placed.

Let me know if you have questions, thank you.