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