Hemolysis Case 3
The patient was not bleeding. He was febrile and hypotensive. His plasma was noted to be dark brown. What is the most likely diagnosis?
The patient’s smear showed similar findings to the following, namely the presence of many microspherocytes (red arrows):
Why is his haptoglobin (Hp) normalClick for Answer
Unfortunately, the patient passed away within hours of presentation. His blood cultures showed the following: