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31

when to give packed red blood cells

-if patient is symtomatic
-hematocrit below 30 in elderly or one with heart disease

32

ora iron chelators

deferiprone and deferasirox

33

what lower mortality in sickle cell disease

-hydroxyurea in prevention
-antibiotics with fever

34

TTP associations

-ticlopidine
-clopidogrel
-cyclosporine
-AIDS
-SLE

35

single most accurate test for myeloma

bone marrow biopsy ALWAYS do it after induction chemo with lenalinomide and steroids

36

hemolytic anemias

-siclke cell disease(reticulocyte always high)
-hereditary spherocytosis
-autoinmune hemolysis
-cold agglutinin disease
-G6PD deficinecy
-HUS and TTP
-paroxystical nocturnal hematuria

37

most accurate test for polycythemia vera

test for JAK2

38

most acurate test for acute leukemia

flow cytometry

39

most acurate test for CML

PCR or FISH look for BCR-ABL mutation

40

most common NHL

difuse large B-cell (14;18)

41

treatment of HIT

step heparin
give: fondaparinux,argatroban,lepirudin,bivalirudin