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Clinical Question: Is my patient actively hemolyzing his/her own or transfused RBCs?

Item Value
ID 8
Question Is my patient actively hemolyzing his/her own or transfused RBCs?
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AlgorithmDescription This algorithm is best used in patients presenting signs and symptoms of hemolytic anemia with or without red cell transfusion.
ICD10 O08.1,O14.2,O67.0,O72.3,P55.9,P58.8,P58.9,P60,T80.8,D58.9,D55,D56, D57, D58, D59
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Tests associated with this clinical question:

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ID Test Code Test Name Comment
39 LD Lactate Dehydrogenase, Serum / Plasma Test should be used only on patients with suspected hemolytic anemia.
40 HAPT Haptoglobin This test should be used on patients with suspected hemolysis.
41 DCT Coombs, Direct, Polyspecific Test was evaluated with newborns with suspected hemolysis.
42 HGB, CBC, CBCD, LBGH Hemoglobin Not Specified
43 BILT Bilirubin, Total Not Specified

 

Clinical Algorithm:

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