Which tests are performed in the workup of acute myeloid leukemia (AML)?

Updated: May 26, 2020
  • Author: Karen Seiter, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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The workup for acute myeloid leukemia (AML) includes the following:

  • Blood tests
  • Bone marrow aspiration and biopsy (the definitive diagnostic tests)
  • Analysis of genetic abnormalities
  • Diagnostic imaging

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