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Old 01-28-2009, 12:42 PM   #1
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I just received my blood work results and my MCH was 33.4. I am a 52 year old female and very healthy. What could this indicate.

Also, my AST and ALT were also high.

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Old 01-28-2009, 08:13 PM   #2
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Re: Mch

Each laboratory has their own reference ranges, do you have the ref range? Or do you know if this amount was high or low?

I know a higher than normal amount can mean B12 deficency. Lower might mean iron deficency or Thalassemia, an inherited blood disorder.

ALT & AST are liver enzyme tests. The liver is a cranky organ, something as simple as taking too much Tylenol that week can elevate liver enzymes.

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