Anemia and Thrombocytopenia

Shirley P. Levine, MD

Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY

Copyright of the American Society of Hematology, 2006. ISSN: 1931-6860.

This case was reviewed and updated in November 2011 by Dr. Howard Liebman and members of the Teaching Cases Subcommittee.

III. LABORATORY DATA

What diagnostic tests would you obtain at this time?

Peripheral Blood Smear
Reticulocyte Count
ANA
Blood Cultures
Bone Marrow Aspiration
Calcium, Phosphorus, Uric Acid
Chest X-Ray
Coagulation Screening Tests
Coomb's Test
CT Scan of the Head
Electrocardiogram
Electrolytes, Bun/Creatinine, Glucose
HIV Test
Liver Function Tests
Serum Haptoglobin
Urinalysis

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