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  1. An Unusual Route to Diagnosis

    ... oncologist every month due to my treatment and she ran blood work every time. My numbers had been a little off for some time prior but ... hemoglobin , hematocrit , and my red and white blood cell count. She ran several tests, and I had a liver biopsy.  ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 12:12pm.

  2. Symptoms

    ... Low Red Blood Cell Counts A low red blood cell ... Low White Blood Cell Counts A low white ...

    Topic section last updated 06/12/2018 - 12:50pm.

  3. Family’s Support Spurs Recovery

    ... care in Virginia to have the cysts lanced and was given a blood test during the procedure. On Monday July 14th, I received a call at ... and antibiotics were started.  He had no germ fighting white blood cells, so I was very concerned.  I contacted my church, friends, ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 12:45pm.

  4. Gouldsmith Family Pulls Together for Gabby

    ... short time set off alarms for me. I took Gabby to Dr. Robin White's pediatric practice (where I work) for further examination. Dr. White ... risking of further infection. Tests and the usual blood work were completed and results came back showing severe pancytopenia ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 8:29am.

  5. My Encounter with Aplastic Anemia

    ... doctor told me to go to the hospital right away because my blood counts were extremely low. I had no idea what that meant at the time, and ... While waiting for them to determine a course of care, my white blood count bottomed out and I developed pneumonia. I was hospitalized ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 10:16am.

  6. Updates from John and Isabella!

    ... It’s just getting started. I have been through blood work (phlebotomy) and I had to take a survey on mental/emotional outlook. ... taken care of.   You can see here (shows lab report) my white blood count and hemoglobin are in the low side of the normal ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 12:08pm.

  7. Types

    ... French-American-British or FAB system. It is based on how blood and bone marrow cells look. In 1997, the International ... RN (Refractory Neutropenia ) – Low white cell count RT (Refractory Thrombocytopenia ) ...

    Topic section last updated 06/12/2018 - 12:54pm.

  8. Immunosuppressive Therapy

    ... to rebuild its supply of bone marrow stem cells, causing blood counts to go up. Usually, ATG is given by IV infusion into a vein for ... Horse vs. Rabbit ATG ATG is created injecting human white blood cells (T cells) into a horse or a rabbit, and extracting the ...

    Topic section last updated 07/06/2018 - 11:17am.

  9. MDS - Basics

    ... the bone marrow cells do not develop into mature blood cells. Instead, these blood cells stay within the bone marrow in an ... the lungs and brings it to cells all around the body. White blood cells (WBCs) are also called leukocytes. They fight disease and ...

    Topic section last updated 06/12/2018 - 12:47pm.

  10. Luspatercept for the treatment of anaemia in patients with lower-risk myelodysplastic syndromes (PACE-MDS): a multicentre, open-label phase 2 dose-finding study with long-term extension study

    ... or non-proliferative chronic myelomonocytic leukaemia ( white blood cell count <13 000/μL), and had anaemia with or without red ...

    Research Article last updated 09/18/2017 - 1:38pm.