951.The blood group of the universal recipient is
A.AB+
B.O+
C.A-
D.B+
E.O-

952.With regards to anaemia, which is true
A.In most anaemias there is a reduction in erythropoiesis
B.Haemolytic anaemias are associated with decreased reticulocyte count
C.In perniciousanaemia there is hypertrophy of gastric parietal cells
D.With intravascular haemolysis there is a reduction in serumhaptoglobins
E.Lymphoma is not associated with cold agglutinins

953.Regarding ITP
A.Bleeding tendency becomes clinically evident with small drops in platelet count
B.It is commonly seen in children following bacterial infections
C.Splenectomy is beneficial in up to 40% patients
D.An increased number of megakaryocytes are normally seen in the bone marrow
E.PT and APPT is increased

954.With regard to anaemia
A.There is decreased erythropoiesisin haemolytic anaemia
B.Sickle cell anaemia is associated with some protection against malaria
C.Neurological complications are often associated with anaemia due to folate deficiency
D.Gene deletions are common in β thalassaemia
e.An increase in serum haptoglobin levels is characteristically seen in all cases of intravascular haemolysis

955.regarding β thalassaemia
A.it characteristically results from deletion in the β globin gene
B.it may involve an asymptomatic carrier state with no demonstrable REB abnormalities
C.it results in marked peripheral haemolysis requiring transfusion in the most severe cases
D.it is a major cause of hydrops foetalis and foetal death
E.it may result in iron overload and haemochromatosis

956.In anaemia
A.Ferritin is usually elevated
B.EPO levels are generally reduced
C.Extramedullary haematopoiesis is important in all age groups
D.TIBC can be increased or decreased
E.Haemoglobinaemia does not occur

957.haemolytic anaemia
A.complement fixation does not occur during transfusion reaction
B.senescent RBC distribution occurs in the vascular system
C.serum haptoglobin is elevated in intravascular haemolysis
D.serum bilirubin is largely conjugative in severe haemolysis
E.malaria infection can cause haemolytic anaemia

958.which is not a cause of megaloblastic anaemia
A.pregnancy
B.folate/B12 deficiency
C.EBV infection
D.Neoplasm
E.Hyperthyroidism

959.Features of iron deficiency
A.Increased serum ferritin
B.Decreased transferring saturation
C.Decreased TIBC

960.A man with type B blood
A.Has the commonest blood type
B.Cannot have a child with type O blood
C.Cannot have a child with AB blood
D.Cannot have a child with type A blood
E.None of the above

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