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Does a normal white blood cell (WBC) count rule out an abnormal WBC differential?

a
Yes
b
No

Is >20% blasts required for a diagnosis of AML with inv(16), t(8;21); t(15;17)?

a
Yes
b
No
The WHO 2016 classification defines acute leukemia as 20% or more blasts in the marrow or blood, However, in certain situations (such as inv[16]), a diagnosis may be made with less than 20% blasts.

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