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« on: February 24, 2007, 02:26:50 AM »

Does anyone know if a high mchc is a result of thal. minor.  I have read that a "high" number is referred to spherocytosis.  Is spherocytosis common to thal minor or is it a completely different condition? thanks, angie
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« Reply #1 on: February 24, 2007, 03:17:37 AM »

Thal causes a lowered MCHC. A high count is one sign of spherocytosis, but is most often the result of the testing of the blood. Warming of the blood will often result in a more accurate result.

Spherocytosis is a completely separate condition from thalassemia but like many things can occasionally co-exist with thal.
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