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... e are some wbc related illnesses that can mimic Leukemia in the early stages. One of the illnesses that can mimic Leukemia is Aplastic Anemia. The flow cytometry tests can differentiate the difference between Leukemia, different types of leukemia, and the several anemias out there that are similar. ... (4 replies)
... Last set of tests were Philadelphia chromosome, peripheral flow cytometry, and cbc manual diff. Phil. chromosome isn't in yet, but the per. ... (4 replies)
... Thanks, will do! At least it will keep me busy until the other shoe drops!!! :D (4 replies)

... Yes, in Flow cytometry there are numerical values. IF you want to look them up, check your browser under Flow cytometry and it will list some values. However, my experience is that some of this is reported in Binary values that do not make sense unless you have the reference ranges available. But, if you are into computers the numbers may make sense to you. (4 replies)
... Thanks for the reply Marimac. The question is, for example, in a wbc you are given a number, in the philly test it's positive or negative....what about the flow cytometry? Are results numerical? Is there a "standard" range? What sort of results do I receive to indicate that they are within a reasonably normal range? Sorry, I'm in computers and sometimes am a bit... (4 replies)
... If ANYTHING, and mind you those results could be completely normal for him, those results would be more suggestive of Lymphoma than Leukemia. This is actually good thing, because Lymphomas tend to either take a more indolent course or are very curable. Once again, some people just have irregular blood counts for whatever reason, but Leukemia would routinely present with... (2 replies)
... The CBC will sometimes indicate whether or not there is any problem with the formation of blood cells such as shape size and ability to function. That information will clue the doctor in to look for other illnesses with other tests. ... (1 replies)

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