Hem/Onc Quiz #5: White Blood Cells, Red Blood Cells, and Platelets

1. A 23-year-old male with a history of recurrent bacterial infections presents to his physician for a routine check-up. Laboratory findings reveal a decreased number of neutrophils. This condition is best described as: 

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2. A laboratory report of a 30-year-old woman reveals a high platelet count with no evidence of inflammation or recent bleeding. This condition is most likely indicative of: 

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3. A 45-year-old male presents with fatigue and pallor. Laboratory findings reveal a low hemoglobin concentration, high mean corpuscular volume (MCV), and hypersegmented neutrophils. These findings are most suggestive of which of the following types of anemia? 

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4. During a routine health screening, a complete blood count of a healthy 28-year-old female reveals a total leukocyte count of 6,500/μL with 60% neutrophils, 30% lymphocytes, 6% monocytes, 3% eosinophils, and 1% basophils. Which of the following terms best describes this finding? 

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5. A 32-year-old man with a history of multiple episodes of deep vein thrombosis is found to have persistently elevated platelet counts above 1,000,000/μL. Bone marrow biopsy is consistent with excessive megakaryocyte proliferation. This finding is most suggestive of which of the following conditions? 

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