Is MCH 17.1 low, normal or dangerous? What does Mean corpuscular hemoglobin level 17.1 mean?

MCH 17.1

Your MCH level of 17.1 indicates a Low MCH level.

If your MCH is in between 27 pg and 32 pg, then you need not worry as 27-32 pg is the normal range for MCH. But if your MCH is lesser or greater than the above values, then there may be some problem in your body.

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Normal range of MCH found among men : 27 - 32 pg

Ideal values of MCH depending on age (male) :
Age Ideal MCH value
<5 years 27.462
5-10 years 27.932
10-15 years 28.41
15-20 years 28.896
20-25 years 29.39
25-30 years 29.893
30-35 years 30.404
35-40 years 30.924
40-45 years 31.453
45-50 years 31.991
50-55 years 31.982
55-60 years 31.973
60-70 years 31.964
70-80 years 31.955
80-90 years 31.945
90-100 years 31.935
>100 years 31.926

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Normal range of MCH found among women : 27-32 pg

Ideal values of MCH depending on age (female) :
Age Ideal MCH value
<5 years 27.476
5-10 years 27.96
10-15 years 28.452
15-20 years 28.953
20-25 years 29.463
25-30 years 29.982
30-35 years 30.51
35-40 years 31.047
40-45 years 31.594
45-50 years 31.584
50-55 years 31.574
55-60 years 31.564
60-70 years 31.554
70-80 years 31.544
80-90 years 31.535
90-100 years 31.525
>100 years 31.515
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If you take a MCH blood test and the results are not in the normal range (27-32 pg), your physician may recommend more tests to figure out the problem. You might also get this test if your physician thinks you have some other disease.

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How the MCH Test Is Done :

If your doctor wants MCH test on you, you may need a MCH blood test. During the MCH blood test, a pathologist will put a needle into your veins and take out a small quantity of blood. A pathologist is a physician in the medical field who thoroughly studies the causes and effects of disease. Within a few hours you will get your MCH Test report by your pathologist.

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