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A 20 year old college student was treated for bronchopneumonia...

asked Mar 13, 2014 in Family Medicine/Stats by Rajesh Bahara
A 20 year old college student was treated for bronchopneumonia two weeks ago. On follow up, his blood test shows the following results:

Haemoglobin 10.3 (13-14 g/d L)
White blood count 8,000 (4,000-11,000/dL)
Platelets 160,000 (150,000-400,000/dL)
Reticulocytes 10%
Agglunitation POSITIVE

The above results are consistent with:

A. Drug induced hemolysis
B. Acute Infectious mononucleosis
C. Partially treated pneumonia
D. Mycoplasma induced hemolysis
E. Aplastic anemia

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D. Mycoplasma induced hemolysis
answered Mar 13, 2014 by Rajesh Bahara