A Beginner's Guide to Blood Cells
This popular pocket book has been updated and expanded throughout, providing a concise view of diagnostic haematology, in a convenient and practical format.
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abnormal acute lymphoblastic leukaemia acute myeloid leukaemia Afro-Caribbean anisocytosis antibody Assessing basophilic beta thalassaemia trait blast cells blood cells blood count blood film blood film shows bone marrow aspirate Caucasian caused cell count cells and platelets central pallor chromatin confirm the diagnosis cytogenetic cytoplasm detection differential disease elliptocytes eosinophils erythropoietin ethnic folic acid Further steps G6PD genes haematological haemoglobin haemolysis Howell–Jolly bodies hypochromia hyposplenism Immunophenotyping increased infection iron deficiency anaemia irregularly contracted cells leucocytosis lobes lymphocytosis lymphoid lymphoma macrocytes mature MCHC MCV and MCH microcytosis monocytes morphological myeloblast myelodysplastic syndromes myelofibrosis neutrophil neutrophil count normal range normocytic NRBC nucleus occur Pappenheimer bodies patient PCV/Hct platelet platelet count poikilocytes poikilocytosis polychromasia precursors present promyelocytes red cell indices red cells serum sickle cell anaemia sickle cell trait small numbers spherocytes staining subtype target cells test results thalassaemia thrombocytopenia tion tissues True polycythaemia usually vitamin B12 white cells