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Blood: mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration (MCHC)


Synonym(s): MCHC


  • Average proportion of hemoglobin in a red blood cell.
  • Measured in g/L or %.
  • Derived from Hb/RBC.
  • Less useful in the horse than in other species.

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Further Reading


Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Barrelet A (2004) Laboratory tests in equine practice Part 2: Haematological analyses. UK Vet (8), 13-23.


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