A 28-year-old female asked:
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what does a hight mpv (12,1) signify if the platelet count is normal?

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Dr. David Masiello
17 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Nothing: The MPV is a meaningless indicie in the CBC that only has marginal utility in dealing with patients with thrombocytopenia.
Answered on Oct 31, 2014
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Dr. Louis Cooper
47 years experience Pediatrics
A high MPV means you have larger and younger platelets which usually means recovering marrow if there had been platelet decrease for various reasons.
Oct 26, 2014

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