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Is blood work to measure aplastic anemia--red and white blood count a good indicator...i have mine done every 6 months...always fine?

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Dr. David Houghton
Specializes in Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
CBC is basic test: Complete blood count (CBC) is the basic test of bone marrow function, which is affected in aplastic anemia. If the CBC is normal, then aplastic anemia is not present.

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