A 25 year old woman attends A&E complaining of lethargy and dyspnoea. She denies any cough or sputum and examination and CXR are clear. She has a temperature of 39 and small lymph nodes are palpable throughout the cervical chains bilaterally. She denies any PMH or medications.
Her FBC is phoned through and is as follows:
Hb. 78 g/dl
Plts. 11 x10*9
WCC. 2.1 x10*9
1) If you are a nurse/doc: what further history do you want? What investigations might help here?
2) If you are a BMS: What indices on the rest of the FBC are important? What is your next step?
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