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Hi every one!

Can some one please explain the concept of myeloid to erythroid ratio and how to use this value in clinical diagnosis?

It seems to be confusing.....

Help will be greatly appreciated!!
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Hi every one!

Can some one please explain the concept of myeloid to erythroid ratio and how to use this value in clinical diagnosis?

It seems to be confusing.....

Help will be greatly appreciated!!

There are 3 myeloid precursor compaired to erythroid precursor.
Normal ratio is 3:1. Ratio increases in infection, myeloid hyperplasia, erythroid hypoplasia, CML etc....
Decrease in ratio seen erythroid hyperplasia and myeloid hypoplasia.
This seen in bone marrow aspirate.
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thanku confident

But can you please let me know the basic concept behind this ratio???
I tend to get lost in the concept
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