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A 43-year-old female asked:

Would 4 diff. blood draws, over the course of the 5 weeks prior to my bone marrow biopsy, alter the biopsy results? or at least when it comes to cellularity? (thrombocytosis/mild hypercell/benig lymph aggregate) jak2 neg polycythemia, no 2nd found?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
The effect would be insignificant.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
The amount of blood drawn for tests would not affect the results of bone marrow and certainly not the genetic test results.
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Last updated Oct 1, 2022

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