Mean corpuscular volume (MCV)

Included in meta analysis


Maes M, Scharpé S, Cooreman W, Wauters A, Neels H, Verkerk R, De Meyer F, D ́Hondt P, Peeters D, Cosyns P, 1995, Experientia, 51, 141-49 , Components of biological, including seasonal, variation in hematological measurements and plasma fibrinogen concentrations in normal humans


Total Score


Parameter Score
1. Scale A
2. Study Population A
3. Samples A
4. Measurand A
5. Pre-Analytical A
6. Replicate Analysis A
7. Steady State C
8. Outlier Analysis C
9. Normality B
10. Variance Homogeneity C
12. CI A
13. No of Results C
14. Concentrations B
15. Total Score C7,8,10,13

Item Details

Parameter Score
Matrix Whole Blood EDTA
Measurand Mean corpuscular volume (MCV)
Unit fL / _
Overall Analytical Principle Method Flow cytometry - Not specified
Number of Subjects 26
Number of Subjects included in BV estimation 26
Ethinicity Caucasian
Age Mean / Median 38.7
Age Min
Age Max
Age SD 13.4
Number of Males 13
Number of Females 13
State of Well Being
Healthy (excl pregnant)
Study Duration Length 12
Study Duration Units Month
Sampling Intervals, e.g. X sample(s) per Interval Unit 1
Interval Units Month
Sampling Times Start Time: 07.30
End Time: 08.30
Number of Samples 12
Average Number of Samples Used for BV Estimation 12.0
Average Number of Replicates 1.0
Estimates of CVi 1.4
Calculated Confidence Intervals of CVi Lower: 1.25, Upper: 1.55
Estimates of CVg 4.7
Calculated Confidence Intervals of CVg Lower: 3.69, Upper: 6.45
Analytical CV 0.6
Calculated Confidence Intervals of Analytical CV Lower: 0.48, Upper: 0.80
Measurand Mean
Measurand Min
Measurand Max
Measurand SD