Abnormal results from a complete blood count test lead the lab to examine a patient’s white blood cells more closely. This valuable exercise prevents a life-threatening condition from advancing and causing dangerous internal bleeding.
Mary Kay Liggins, MS
Scripps Health, San Diego, CA
Mary Kay Liggins is a seasoned clinical laboratory scientist who has spent her career working in a variety of laboratory settings, including the research and development branch of a diagnostic company and a hospital's clinical laboratory. She currently oversees two rapid response labs that service urgent care centers and outpatient physician offices.
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