Mean Platelet Volume (MPV) Testing
How to check your Mean Platelet Volume levels with a home finger-prick blood test kit
What Is A Mean Platelet Volume Test For?
Platelets are small particles in your blood which help your body form clots to prevent bleeding. The mean platelet volume (MPV) test measures their average size and is closely related to the platelet count.
Learn all about Mean Platelet Volume Testing:
- What Is An MPV Blood Test?
- What Is An MPV Test Used For?
- When Should I Take An MPV Blood Test?
- What Is The Process For An MPV Blood Test?
- What Is A Normal Mean Platelet Volume?
- What Causes A High MPV?
- What Is Considered A High MPV?
- What Does A High MPV Mean?
- What Causes A Low MPV?
- What Is Considered A Low Mean Platelet Volume?
- What Does A Low MPV Mean?
- Further Reading On Mean Platelet Volume Tests At Home
Mean Platelet Volume Testing UK Statistics 2021
7.8% of people tested have Mean Platelet Volume levels which are too high.
The average Mean Platelet Volume result is 11.5 fL
Note what is normal for you may differ for your age and gender.
Women tend to report higher mean platelet volume blood levels in their blood than men.
As many as one in twelve women tested have high levels of Mean Platelet Volume
of people have Mean Platelet Volume blood levels in the normal range. Do you?
Are you in the 92.2% with normal results?
What If Mean Platelet Volume Test Levels Are High?
A high MPV means that your platelets are larger than average. This is sometimes a sign that you're producing too many platelets.
How To Test Mean Platelet Volume?
The Mean Platelet Volume (MPV) Test allows you to accurately check your levels of Mean Platelet Volume in a fingerprick blood sample.
You can check your Mean Platelet Volume levels by buying a home finger-prick blood test kit below. Your sample is then professionally analysed in an accredited laboratory for total reassurance. The Vitall Full Blood Count (FBC) Home Test Kit includes a Mean Platelet Volume test and is available for just £69.
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Other Biomarkers Often Tested With Mean Platelet Volume
- Blood Film
- Full Blood Count (FBC)
- Haematocrit (PCV)
- Haemoglobin (Hb)
- Mean Corpuscular Haemoglobin (MCH)
- Mean Corpuscular Haemoglobin Concentration (MCHC)
- Mean Corpuscular Volume (MCV)
- Platelet Count
- Red Cell Count (RBC)
- Red Cell Distribution Width (RCDW)
- White Cell Count (WBC)