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Anemia: Hgb < 11.0 gm/dl and MCV 80-100 fl

Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines

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.

Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit
Patient Education/Information (includes preps) CBC
What is Anemia
Appointment Timeframe Next Available Appointment
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See MiChart
External Patients: Should fax the external report/records to 734-232-6560.

Pathology slides should be sent to UMHS Pathology Dept Attn: Accessioning, Room UH2F321, 1500 E. Medical Center Dr. Ann Arbor, MI 48109

If at all possible, slides should be sent over night via UPS or Federal Express to generate a tracking number.
Clinic Contact Information Physicians: 800-962-3555
Patients: 734-647-8901 (Main Line)
734-647-8915 (Clinic Coordinator)
Clinic Location Sites Cancer Center and Canton Heath Center (All new appointments made through Cancer Center)

Northville Health Center- Appointments made through
Northville scheduling at 248-305-4400.
UM Consulting Physician

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.

Revised on: 12/21/2015
 
 

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