Regarding the complete blood count in vitamin B12 deficiency, which of the following is/are true?
Which of the following are characteristic findings on the peripheral smear of a patient with vitamin B12 deficiency?
True or false: in addition to anemia, vitamin B12 deficiency may cause leukopenia and/or thrombocytopenia.
The reticulocyte count in patients with vitamin B12 deficiency and anemia is typically:
Vitamin B12 is a cofactor in methylmalonic acid (MMA) and homocysteine Hcy) metabolism, so deficiency of vitamin B12 may lead to increased serum/plasma MMA and total Hcy. Which test is more useful as a marker of vitamin B12 deficiency?
Which of the following is increased not only in vitamin B12 deficiency but also in folate deficiency?
Which of the following are typically increased in patients with vitamin B12 deficiency?
What causes elevated serum LDH and indirect bilirubin in vitamin B12 deficiency?Click for Answer
What are two antibodies that may be tested for in pernicious anemia?Click for Answer
Which antibody is more specific for diagnosing pernicious anemia?