PCV / PRP / PCR?
PCV / PRP / PCR?PCV: Packed Cell Volume… otherwise known as spinning a microhematocrit. Gotta pack those red cells down to read the percentage. (ZipCombo)
PRP: Platelet Rich Plasma… a therapy used for wound healing using patient’s own concentrated platelets, which then release growth factors. (C5 and E8)
PCR: Polymerase Chain Reaction… this is a method of concentrating DNA for a very precise molecular diagnosis of a disease. It is becoming more affordable and will become more common at the point of care in clinics in coming years. (ZipCombo)