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
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