Case 55 – the beginning

Good evening. This week we’re going to work together to manage an elderly  patient with a leukocytosis. 

Mr Jones is 77 and attends his GP practice for his annual ‘birthday bloods.’ The following results were obtained: 

Hb 110 g/dl

WCC 19.6 

Plts 87


  • lymphocytes: 14.5
  • Neutrophils 3.9

What questions should you ask Mr Jones?

Haematology staff: what would you look for on the film if this sample came to your lab?

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2 Responses to Case 55 – the beginning

  1. wafaa says:

    I want to participate with you in the cases and how I can reach to diagnosis

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