History

22 year old female.

Immigrated to the United States from Vietnam three years prior to admission. Enrolled in the Medical Technology program at the University. She had always been in good health.

During an introductory hematology class in which students stain and observe their own blood under the microscope, she suspected that some of her cells were not morphologically normal. She asked a teacher to look at the blood smear with her, and the teacher suggested that a CBC be performed.

CBC & Diff