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white blood cell
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What granulocyte has rose-violet granules?
Neutrophils
What percent Neutrophils will you see of the WBCs in peripheral blood?
50-70%
What granulocyte phagocytize bacteria?
Neutrophils
What WBC is considered the garbage disposal?
Mononcyte
What percent Eosinophils will you see of the WBCs in peripheral blood?
1-3%
What percent Basophils will you see of the WBCs in peripheral blood?
0-1%
What percent Lymphocytes will you see of the WBCs in peripheral blood?
20-45%
What percent Monocytes will you see of the WBCs in peripheral blood?
2-11%
What is a normal WBC count in peripheral blood?
5000-10,000
Where do T Lymphocytes go when they leave the bone marrow?
Thymus
What lymphocyte produces antigens and are the recognizer cells?
T lymphs
What lymphoctes produce antibodies?
B lymphs
What WBC is considered the yard stick when looking at a blood smear?
Mature lymphs
What WBC is large with an irreguarly shaped nucleus and ground glass cytoplasm?
Monocyte
What is used to identify very young WBCs?
Cell markers
What cell markers are associated with young lymphocytes?
TdT and calla. (also CD4 and CD8 but I think the first two will suffice.
What cell markers are associated with young neutrophils?
CD33, CD13 and CD34. CD34 falls off early.
At what stage of maturation do the primary granules appear?
Promyelocyte
At what stage of maturation do the secondary or specific granules appear?
Myelocyte
What percent Bands will you see of the WBCs in peripheral blood?
5-7%
What WBC will increase in the presents of a bacterial infection?
Neutrophils
What WBC will increase in the presents of a viral infection?
Lymphs
What granulocyte will respond to allergies or parasites?
Eosinophils
What granulocyte might cause anaphlaxis or hemorrhage?
Basohpils
What do Eosinophil granules contain?
Antihistamine
What do Basophil granules contain?
Histamine and heparin.
What do Basophils become in the tissue?
Mast cells
What do Monocytes become in the tissue?
Macrophages
What granulocyte has primary granules containing myeloperoxidase?
Neutrophils
What granulocyte has secondary granules containing LAP and lysozyme?
Neutrophils
Name the stages of granulocyte maturation.
Myeloblast, Promyelocyte, Myelocyte, Metamyelocyte, Band, and Seg.
Name the stages of Monocyte maturation.
Monoblast,Promonocyte, Monocyte
Name the stages of Lymphocyte maturation.
Lymphoblast, Prolymphocyte, Lymphocyte
At what stage do we see the "Dawn of Neutrophilia?"
Myelocyte
What is the last stage that a granulocyte can proliferate?
Meylocyte (pretty sure)
What granules will be forming at the "Dawn of Neutrophilia?"
Secondary or specific
What lymphocyte becomes a plasma cell?
B Lymph
I count 4 WBC pools, name them.
Bone marrow, circulating, marginating,and tissue
In relation to this unit, what cells should be found in the spleen?
Lymphocytes
What happens to the thymus as a child grows into an adult?
It shrinks
What is the rarest of granulocytes?
Basophils
At what stage of granulocyte maturation might you see nucleoli fading?
Promyelocyte
At what stage of granulocyte maturation might the nucleus be round to oval and flattened on one side?
Myelocyte
At what stage of granulocyte maturation might the nucleus be kidney bean shaped?
Metamyelocyte
At what stage of granulocyte maturation might the nucleus sides be parallel?
Band
At what stage of granulocyte maturation might the nucleus be segmented? ;-)
Seg
What cell has Robin's Egg Blue cytoplasm?
Lymphocyte
What is probably the largest WBC that you will see in peripheral blood?
Monocyte
At what stage of granulocyte maturation will you see fillaments?
Segs
What is diapedesis?
The putting out of a foot of a neutrophil to squeeze through the blood vessel wall.
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