Table 7.

Completed sample results of estimated hemolysis and final corrected hematocrit

SampleObserved Supernatant [Hb], g/dlEstimated %HemolysisCorrected Hematocrit, %
Tube 1: blood + 2.7% NaCl0.082.16.1
Tube 2: blood + 0.9% NaCl0.082.110.2
Tube 3: blood + 0.45% NaCl2.566.712.0
Tube 4: blood + distilled water5.0133.30
Tube 5: blood + isosmotic urea2.566.70
Tube 6: nonhemolyzed blood0.081.19.1