Table 2 Characteristics of patients with acute leukemia (n=38)

From: Outcomes for patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia and acute leukemia or myelodysplastic syndrome

Characteristic at AL diagnosis Number Range
White blood count, median 5.1 k/μl 0.6–194
Absolute neutrophil count, median 0.72 k/μl 0–14
Hemoglobin, median 9.9 g/dl 7.2–12.9
Platelet, median 38 k/μl 4–403
BM blasts, median 42 0–94
Blood blasts, median 11 0–93
CD7+ blasts, # positive/evaluable 6/17  
CLL present in BM at AL Dx, % positive 42  
Multi-lineage dysplasia present, % 53  
AL-specific characteristics Number %
Subtype
 AML 33 86
 ALL 3 8
 Biphenotypic 1 3
 Granulocytic sarcoma (bladder) 1 3
Karyotype
 Good 0 0
 Intermediate 26 68
 Poor 7 18
 Unknown 5 13
  1. Abbreviations: AL, acute leukemia; ALL, acute lymphoid leukemia; AML, acute myelogenous leukemia; BM, bone marrow; Dx, diagnosis.