Mean corpuscular hemoglobin (MCH)

 

Definition:  A measure of concentration of hemoglobin in individual red blood cell on average. It is calculated by dividing hemoglobin concentration in grams by red cell count and expressed as micromicrogram or picogram of hemoglobin per red blood cell.

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Normal value: 27-31 pg

Abnormality : Low in hypochromic anemias (as in iron deficiency). High in hyperchromic anemias.


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