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Q: I have my blood tested and found MCHC 35.8. What does this mean?

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Lisa Nelson, Health Pro
2/19/10 12:44pm

Hi aj92,

 

The lab test MCHC stands for mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration.  This is a calculation of the average concentration of hemoglobin within a red blood cell.  A normal level is between 32-37 g/dl.  Low levels are known as hypochromia and high levels hperchromia.

 

All the best,

Lisa Nelson RD

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aj92, Community Member
1/ 3/13 3:09pm

the results that i got back says normal is between 31.5 to 35.7 so it says myn is high at 35.8 so is this bad?

 

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