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A 6-year-old boy is brought to clinic for a regular check-up. According to the patient's mother the boy has seemed fatigued and irritable recently. Physical exam shows palpable lymph nodes in his neck as well as several recent bruises on his extremities and petechiae on his trunk. Blood is drawn and sent for analysis, the initial results are below:

White blood cell count: 60,000/mm3
Hemoglobin: 8.2 g/dL
Hematocrit: 25%
Platelet count: 47,000/mm3

A bone marrow biopsy is done and the results are sent for cytogenetic analysis. The presence of which of the following features would most strongly indicate an acute leukemia?