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Art and Science of Laboratory Medicine
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Does reticulocytosis cause a macrocytic anemia?
I wanted to check a fact with you because my friend and I were confused by something in First Aid, and it wasn’t listed in one of the errata for the new edition. Under non-megaloblastic macrocytic anemias, it lists liver disease, alcoholism, reticulocytosis, and drugs such as 5FU and AZT and hydroxyurea as potential etiologies. Is this right?