Hematology-Oncology Q60

An 81-year-old man is evaluated for increasing fatigue. He has no other symptoms to report. Medical history is significant for diabetes mellitus and hypertension. He does not drink alcohol or smoke. Medications are metformin and lisinopril. On physical examination, vital signs are normal. The examination is unremarkable.Serum levels of vitamin B12 and folate are normal. Peripheral blood smear is shown.

Which of the following is the most appropriate diagnostic test to perform next to evaluate this patient's anemia?

A BCR-ABL testing

B Bone marrow biopsy

C Immunoelectrophoresis

D JAK2 mutation testing

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An 81-year-old man is evaluated for increasing fatigue. He has no other symptoms to report. Medical history is significant for diabetes mellitus and hypertension. He does not drink alcohol or smoke. Medications are metformin and lisinopril. On physical examination, vital signs are normal. The examination is unremarkable. Serum levels of vitamin B12 and folate are normal. Peripheral blood smear is shown.

Which of the following is the most appropriate diagnostic test to perform next to evaluate this patient's anemia?

A BCR-ABL testing

B Bone marrow biopsy

C Immunoelectrophoresis

D JAK2 mutation testing

Choose an Answer Above

Have your answer...click Next Page to see if you're right.

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