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What is the healthy Myeloid:Erythroid ratio?


- 3:1
- 3-4 myeloid line cells for every erythroid line cell.
- differences in this ratio will lead you to different disease pathways ( increased: chronic myeloid leukemia
decreased: acute/chronic hemolysis)

2

Preferred site for bone marrow extraction?

- posterior superior iliac crest

3

What are the indications for a bone marrow biopsy?

- Dx and staging of hematologic diseases
- assess bone marrow cellularity
- assess cellular morphology and maturation
- monitoring chemotherapy in leukemias
- cytogenic immunophenotypic and molecular analyses can be done
NOT for DM assessment