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Question: thyroid test leukimia


 gl@d - Sat Jan 15, 2005 1:50 pm

if i had a blood test for my thyroid would they be able to see if i had leukimia or not?
 Dr. Tamer Fouad - Sun Jan 16, 2005 5:42 am

User avatar No these are two different tests. To screen for leukemia you would need a complete blood film which counts your leukocytes and also looks for abnormal (leukemic) forms also known as blast cells.

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