Burr Cells

Erythrocytes—red blood cells with regular spines or bumps on the surface—seen after venomous snake—crotalids/pit vipers—bites, uraemia, pyrokinase deficiency
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A peripheral blood smear showed marked burr cells, reticulocytes, and a few schistocytes, at least one per high power field.
There was evidence of a few schistocytes and burr cells on smear with reticulocytosis, and evidence of hemolytic hemolysis.
Red blood cell morphology was suggestive of a microangiopathic process: microscopic examination indicated that five of the eight infants had mild to moderate (1+ to 2+) hemolysis characterized by the presence of microcytes, burr cells, spherocytes, and bizarre fragments.
We've eliminated "occ'l" when describing elliptocytes, target cells, burr cells, schistocytes, acanthocytes, and teardrop cells.
Using the combination of database and slide carousel, a supervisor who wants to train a new employee on how to recognize RBC burr cells can easily locate examples as well as the opinions of the pathologists and other laboratory scientists who judged each slide as part of their duties at the 20 referee labs that are sent each CAP survey.