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Old Sun Jan 21, 2018, 06:35 PM
Cracker jack Cracker jack is offline
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Unhappy What does diluted Bone marrow with a few blast cell mean?

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My bone marrow aspiration results came with the diluted Bone marrow and I googled a lot cant find anything understand able for me. I thank in advance.
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Old Mon Jan 22, 2018, 01:06 AM
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I may be wrong, but I think the "diluted" part means that the sample they took has too much (peripheral) blood mixed in, and as a result they can't run the needed tests. Getting a good bone marrow sample isn't easy, from what I've been able to gather. Best wishes for good news when you are able to get accurate results. Barbara.
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Old Tue Jan 23, 2018, 12:08 AM
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That is my understanding as well. Diluted just means that there is peripheral blood in the sample, which may affect the results slightly.
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