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Author Bain, Barbara J., author.

Title Blood cells : a practical guide / Barbara J. Bain
Edition Fifth edition
Published Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley Blackwell, 2015


Description 1 online resource (504 pages) : color illustrations, photographs
Contents Blood sampling and blood film preparation and examination -- Performing a blood count -- Morphology of blood cells -- Detecting erroneous blood counts -- Normal ranges -- Quantitative changes in blood cells -- Important supplementary tests -- Disorders of red cells and platelets -- Disorders of white cells
Summary Enables both the haematologist and laboratory scientist to identify blood cell features, from the most common to the more obscure. Provides essential information on methods of collection, blood film preparation and staining, together with the principles of manual and automated blood counts. Completely revised and updated, incorporating much newly published information: now includes advice on further tests when a specific diagnosis is suspected. 400 high quality photographs to aid with blood cell identification. Highlights the purpose and clinical relevance of haematology laboratory tests throughout
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record and CIP data provided by publisher
Subject Blood cells.
Blood cell count.
Blood -- Diseases.
Blood Cell Count
Blood Cells
Blood Cells -- physiology
Hematologic Diseases
Hematologic Tests -- methods
MEDICAL -- Hematology.
Blood -- Diseases
Blood cell count
Blood cells
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2014049437
ISBN 9781118817292