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