Understanding Your CLL Blood Tests: Immunoglobulin, Complete Blood Counts, Platelets and More
Dr. Susan Leclair, a hematology researcher and expert in the many tests CLL patients may undergo, helps newly diagnosed patients understand Complete Blood Counts (CBC), White Counts, Platelet Counts, Neutrophil granulocytes and the role of various Immunoglobulins such as IGG and IGM. In another video, Dr. Leclair discusses a strategy for learning the lexicon of blood tests and CLL.
Experts & Guests
Susan J. Leclair, PhD, CLS (NCA)
Chancellor Professor, Department of Medical Laboratory Science , University of MassachusettsDr. Susan Leclair is a chancellor professor in the department of medical laboratory science at the University of Massachusetts. Dr. Leclair is also a senior associate at the UMass Center for Molecular Diagnostics. She has been a lab professional for more than 40 years and her clinical interests include clinical hematology and oncology, human genetics and bioethics. more >