Anemia: Hgb < 11.0 gm/dl and MCV 80-100 fl
Obtain CBC, platelet count and corrected reticulocyte count
If corrected reticulocyte count is elevated (i.e., > 2.0%), obtain direct Coomb's test, serum haptoglobin, and LDH and schedule consult with hematology faculty who see benign disorders.
If corrected reticulocyte count is low (i.e., < 2.0%), obtain erythropoietin, serum creatinine, and TSH level and schedule consult with any specific docs in Hematology division.
Asra Z. Ahmed, M.D.
Paula L. Bockenstedt, M.D.Scott D. Gitlin, M.D.
Mark S. Kaminski, M.D.Lisa A. Kujawski, M.D.
Sami N. Malek, M.D.
Samuel M. Silver, M.D.Moshe Talpaz, M.D.
Steven W. Pipe, M.D.Jordan Shavit, M.D.
Appointments & Consultations