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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: Hand carry reports and clinic notes to visit
Clinic Contact Information Physicians: 800-962-3555
Patients: 734-647-8901 (Main Line)
              734-647-8915 (Clinic Coordinator)
Clinic Location Sites Cancer Center (All new appointments made through Cancer Center)
UM Consulting Physician  
Revised on: 09/10/2014
 
 

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