Hematology Question 38 Instructor

List the indications for a peripheral blood film.

Points of discussion: Indications for a peripheral blood film:

  • Anemia NYD, Jaundice NYD
  • Thrombocytopenia or neutropenia
  • Features of Myeloproliferative neoplasm or lymphoproliferative neoplasm
  • Any suspicion of microangiopathic hemolytic anemia
  • Suspicion of parasitic disease

J Bain. Diagnosis from the blood smear. N Engl J Med 2005;353:498-507

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