A 45-year-old male police officer sustained a fall from his motorcycle while driving at low speed while on patrol. He started to experience light-headedness, headache, and left upper quadrant abdominal pain. He was brought to a local hospital emergency department. On the basis of a physical examination, he was scheduled for surgery for a ruptured spleen. A STAT CBC was performed prior to surgery, with the following results:
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