A blood film (1) and bone marrow (2) stained by May-Grunewald-Giemsa and bone marrow (3) stained with Sudan Black (shown at a slightly higher magnification). From a patient aged 55 years who presented with tiredness pallor and a petechial rash. His haemoglobin was 8.0 g/dl. white cells 23x10^9/l and platelets 9x10^9/l. Record your observations and conclusions.