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  1. What is Flow Cytometry?

    ... that helps certain proteins to stick to the surface of blood cells. Therefore, any blood cells created by this mutated bone marrow ... clones in either granulocytes or monocytes (certain types of white cells that are not affected by hemolysis). This is done by utilizing a ...

    Article last updated 10/10/2018 - 8:08am.

  2. Predicting response to immunosuppressive therapy in childhood aplastic anemia.

    ... cyclosporine . In multivariate analyses, lower white blood cell count was the most significant predictive marker of better ...

    Research Article last updated 07/20/2018 - 5:14pm.

  3. Performance characteristics of consensus approaches for small and minor paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria clone determination by flow cytometry.

    ... (1%-20%) and minor (<1%) PNH clones within the white blood cell (WBC) and red blood cell (RBC) compartments with ...

    Research Article last updated 07/20/2018 - 5:15pm.

  4. Symptoms

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

    Topic section last updated 09/14/2018 - 2:46pm.

  5. The long term risk of myelodysplastic syndromes among anemia patients: A population-based study.

    ... model, older age, hemoglobin level <9g/dl, white blood cell count of less than 3500/mm(3), and platelet count of ...

    Research Article last updated 07/20/2018 - 5:14pm.

  6. CHIP – A Promising Genetic Discovery for MDS, AML and Cardiovascular Disease

    ... Clonal hematopoiesis - expansion of genetically identical blood cells derived from a single hematopoietic stem cell - is commonly ... are conducting further studies to determine if the mutated white blood cells might be causing inflammation and leading to atherosclerosis. ...

    Article last updated 08/30/2018 - 3:14pm.

  7. Prognostic value of self-reported fatigue on overall survival in patients with myelodysplastic syndromes: a multicentre, prospective, observational, cohort study

    ... dependency (defined as having received at least one red blood cell transfusion every 8 weeks over a period of 4 months), Eastern ... (ECOG) performance status of two or more, increased white blood cell count, high-risk IPSS score, and higher self-reported ...

    Research Article last updated 07/20/2018 - 5:15pm.

  8. Guidelines for the diagnosis and monitoring of paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria and related disorders by flow cytometry.

    ... We discuss methods for assessing PNH populations in both white blood cells and red blood cells and the relative advantages of measuring each. ...

    Research Article last updated 07/20/2018 - 5:14pm.

  9. Asymptomatic cerebral bleeds in patients with aplastic anemia.

    ... years (range 12-40 years). The median values of complete blood counts at the time of diagnosis were hemoglobin 5.7 gm/dl (range 2.5-9.2 gm/dl), white cell count 2,320/μl (800-7,000/μl), and platelet count ...

    Research Article last updated 07/20/2018 - 5:14pm.

  10. 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.