A client reports to the nurse that she is having a sickle cell crisis. The nurse knows that the client will have which abnormal lab?

 

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- Neutrophils

- Red Blood Cells

- Platelets

- Leukocytes

Rationale

Sickle Cell Anemia is a condition where the RBCs can become sickled and hemolyze. The client will have low RBCs. WBC such as leukocytes and neutrophils will not be abnormal from the sickle cell crisis, neither will the plateles, which are used for clotting.

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