Mean Platelet Volume (MPV)

How to Cite This Chapter: Don-Wauchope A, Chetty VT, Ivica J, Kavsak P, Khan WI, Lafreniere M, Nouri K, Solnica B. Mean Platelet Volume (MPV). McMaster Textbook of Internal Medicine. Kraków: Medycyna Praktyczna. https://empendium.com/mcmtextbook/chapter/B31.1269.3.7.27.14.?utm_source=nieznany&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=social-chapter-link Accessed June 22, 2024.
Last Updated: May 9, 2022
Last Reviewed: May 9, 2022
Chapter Information

For a brief introduction and guide to abbreviations, see Laboratory Tests: General Remarks.

Analyte [material]

Mean platelet volume (MPV)

Reference range, target level, or decision threshold

7.5-10.5 fL

Interpretation of results

↑ Suggests platelet loss or destruction

↓ Indicates impaired thrombopoiesis

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