Alternate Names : HCT
Normal results vary, but in general are as follows:
- Male: 40.7 - 50.3%
- Female: 36.1 - 44.3%
Normal value ranges vary slightly among different laboratories. Talk to your doctor about the meaning of your specific test results.
What do Abnormal Results Mean?
Low hematocrit may be due to:
- Destruction of red blood cells
- Nutritional deficiencies of iron, folate, vitamin B12, and vitamin B6
High hematocrit may be due to: