Case 99 – update 1

You call Mum and repeat the baby’s blood count urgently.

Her repeat bloods show:

  • Hb 63g/L
  • Platelet 506 x 10^9
  • MCV 99.9fL,
  • WBC 9.36x 10^9
  • Neutrophil 3.46 x 10^9

You explain to Mum that her baby is anaemic and you would like to admit her to hospital for observation and for some further tests to get to the bottom of her anaemia.

Questions:

1. What other blood tests & investigations might be helpful at this stage?

2. Are any other clinical findings or history which might be useful?

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