You are a GP and are reviewing blood tests that were taken during a booking appointment for a 29 year old who is 10 weeks into her first pregnancy. They show:
- Hb 100g/L (105-165)
- MCV 76fL (82-98fL)
- WCC 10×10*9/L (4-11)
- Neutrophils 7.5×10*9/L (1.5-7.5)
- Platelets 570×10*9/L (150-450)
- What physiologically happens to the FBC during prenancy?
- What is unusual here?
- Are there any questions you’d like to ask the patient?
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