blood film


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blood film

a smear of blood made on a microscope slide that is subsequently fixed and stained for examination.
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5 device for blood film &; cell counting chamber
The division emphasized microscopy confirmation of blood film findings, and medical dispensaries paid for blood films in some regions.
The following day (day 4), only two malarial parasites were seen on the entire blood film.
9] The sensitivity of thick blood film examination is limited by the training, skill and experience of the microscopist, the quality of the smear preparation and staining, and the level of the parasitaemia.
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Each blood film was examined independently by 2 experienced technicians who were not aware of the automated results.
falciparum malaria was confirmed on a thin blood film, with hyperparasitaemia of 13.
The dried thin blood film was fixed in methyl alcohol for 60 sec and stained for 40 min with diluted stock Giemsa stain (1 part Giemsa to 10 parts buffered water).
On Monday, the HAAD hosted a workshop for laboratory technicians from private hospitals where the health authority receives most malaria notifications, in an effort to provide participants the skills and knowledge to diagnose malaria species accurately in blood film preparation.
The inquiry heard that on hospital records, results of a blood film dated June 22 state there was an appearance consistent with leukemia and underneath the words "results telephoned".
Of the total, 130 demonstrated iron deficiency anemia after undergoing laboratory studies that included complete blood count, ferritin, iron/total iron-binding capacity, reticulocyte count, and review of the peripheral blood film.