- Over 1,000 photomicrographs facilitate microscopic analysis and interpretation of the cellular components of the blood.
- Full-color, high-resolution images facilitate identification of different blood cell types, numbers, anomalies and conditions.
- Multiple representations of morphologic abnormalities aid in recognition of conditions where variations in appearance commonly occur.
- Practical information includes an overview of laboratory methods, equipment and supplies, sample collection, staining and handling, and diagnostic interpretation of blood smears.
- Coverage of 125 topics ranges from the morphology of erythrocytes to chronic myeloid leukemia.
- Spiral binding allows the book to lay open next to the microscope, making it a quick and easy reference while on the job.
Introduction: Blood Smear Preparation and Examination
Section 1: General Assessment
Section 2: Red Blood Cells
Section 3: White Blood Cells
Section 4: Platelets
Section 5: Hematopoietic Neoplasia
Section 6: Extracellular Organisms
Appendix: Reticulocyte Count
Appendix: Saline Dilution/Dispersion Test