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An example of a haematological disease with a decreased haptoglobin

Intravascular haemolysis 


(as RBCs rupture inside the blood vessels they bind to haptoglobin in order to be excreted in the urine → less free haptoglobin molecules)


(2) examples of haematological disease with an increased MCHC (mean corpuscular haemoglobin concentration) 

- hereditary spherocytosis 

- autoimmune haemolytic anaemia 


(1) example of a haematological disease with a decreased MCHC (mean corpuscular haemoglobin concentration) 


microcytic anaemia (e.g. iron deficiency anaemia)