Patient Test Information

Red Cell Indices

MCV, MCH, MCHC, and RDW

These are measurements or calculations related to red blood cells (RBCs) and are components of the Complete Blood Count (CBC), a commonly requested test used for a variety of purposes. To learn more about the CBC and these individual components, please review the CBC page, especially "The Test: How is it used?" and "The Test: What does the test result mean?" (RBC Evaluation) sections.