Table 6.

Completed sample results of hematocrit measurements for nonhemolyzed blood

SampleObserved Hematocrit, %Dilution FactorCorrected Hematocrit for Nonhemolyzed Blood, %
Tube 1: blood + 2.7% NaCl326
Tube 2: blood + 0.9% NaCl5210
Tube 3: blood + 0.45% NaCl224
Tube 4: blood + distilled water020
Tube 5: blood + isosmotic urea020
Tube 6: nonhemolyzed blood919