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Lab notes on Myeloctye and WBC deterioration

Nov 17, 2002

For the first time my lab reports had a note saying several things I don't understand. First it states, Heloglobin result and indices have been corrected for lipemia. The next note says, Rare Melocyte seen on scanning. The last note says WBC deterioration noted on the blood smear. Are these significant or just "normal" for a long-term survivor?

Response from Dr. Holodniy

Could be lab artifact, or might mean something significant. The first thing is to get the CBC redrawn and if the abnormality exits, talk with your doctor.

WB band appearence
HCV -Lab tests, giant platelets?

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