MT hemo - Kyle Hammermeister A37412503 1) A description of...

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Kyle Hammermeister A37412503 1) A description of the best area of a slide for performing a microscopic differential. For the best place to perform a microscopic differential is the thin area of smear that is behind the feathered edge. This is about 3 or 4 power fields from the feathered edge. This means in the thin layer that has the rainbow effect. Red Blood Cell’s should be evenly distributed and for the most part lie singly with occasional doubling. 2) A list of each major cell evaluated (there should be three) and a detailed description of the morphologic characteristics of each of the 5 normal white blood cell types. White blood cells Platelets Red Blood cells Neutrophils: Medium in size that is usually round or oval shapped. They have a moderately low n/c ratio. Can have either a segmented shape that has 2-5 distincted lobes that are connected or it can be a band shaped and be elongated, curved with appreciated sides with no twists, filaments of folds. Bands generally mean that the cell is more
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course MT / BLD 213 taught by Professor Lindsey during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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