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

   
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

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: 01/17/2014