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Hi. I recently found out i'm pregnant and had my labs drawn. My MCH and mchc were slightly elevated and my RDW was slighlty low. What could this mean?

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Dr. Nicholas Martin
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In brief: Sphereocytoses

Sphereocytoses is an rbc product that has a greatter volume than normal rbcs, consequently its size is smaller but the MCH and MCHC elevations are consistent with a spherocyte which is more like a ball than a checker which explains the difference in volume.

In brief: Sphereocytoses

Sphereocytoses is an rbc product that has a greatter volume than normal rbcs, consequently its size is smaller but the MCH and MCHC elevations are consistent with a spherocyte which is more like a ball than a checker which explains the difference in volume.
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