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August 12th, 2009

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07:29 pm - Give Us This Day Our Daily Grind
I work in drug safety. We monitor the safety of patients on clinical trials. The sites report adverse events to us. Adverse events range from headache to multi-organ failure. One common adverse event is neutropenia, which is the condition of having low neutrophils.

Today, we got a report of...neutrophils. Not low neutrophils or high neutrophils, just...neutrophils. This is like saying, "Man, she's got a bad case of red blood cells."

My co-worker sent an e-mail:

…organizing and collaborating? …uniting and dividing?...powers activate?
I responded thusly:
Neutrophils: A new sitcom premiering this fall on Fox!

Jim and Sammy are just your regular twentysomething guys: except they’re white blood cells! Being part of Zac Efron’s immune system is no picnic, and Jim and Sammy are always having wacky adventures as they travel through the bloodstream. But will they score with the hot platelets next door? Tune in to find out!
Capitulation thinks I should write funny things and be published.
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Date:August 13th, 2009 07:54 am (UTC)
I would watch that show.
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Date:August 13th, 2009 02:23 pm (UTC)
I would definitely watch that!
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Date:August 13th, 2009 04:19 pm (UTC)
Ha! Okay, that was funny.

Look on the bright side. At least it's not "Rob Schneider is... The Neutrophil."
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Date:August 13th, 2009 05:25 pm (UTC)
Bwah! Love it Sunil!
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Date:August 15th, 2009 06:44 am (UTC)
You already do write funny things... for us!

Also, I think Neutrophils could totally take Grey's Anatomy in the ratings.

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