Is MCH 17.4 low, normal or dangerous? What does Mean corpuscular hemoglobin level 17.4 mean?

MCH 17.4

Your MCH level of 17.4 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 27.47
5-10 years 27.948
10-15 years 28.434
15-20 years 28.929
20-25 years 29.432
25-30 years 29.944
30-35 years 30.465
35-40 years 30.995
40-45 years 31.534
45-50 years 31.525
50-55 years 31.516
55-60 years 31.506
60-70 years 31.496
70-80 years 31.486
80-90 years 31.477
90-100 years 31.468
>100 years 31.459

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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 27.484
5-10 years 27.977
10-15 years 28.478
15-20 years 28.988
20-25 years 29.508
25-30 years 30.037
30-35 years 30.575
35-40 years 31.123
40-45 years 31.681
45-50 years 31.671
50-55 years 31.661
55-60 years 31.65
60-70 years 31.64
70-80 years 31.63
80-90 years 31.62
90-100 years 31.61
>100 years 31.6
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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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