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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The peripheral blood smears of all the neonates were evaluated by the same neonatologist.
Out of 100 cases 62 were diagnosed by light microscopy in peripheral blood smears, 95 cases were diagnosed by immunochromatography [Optimal IT].
The clinical suspicion can be the basis of starting the treatment of malaria whether the patient is diagnosed on peripheral blood smear or not.
Reports issued initially correspond to testing results that are immediately available including the peripheral blood smear, bone marrow aspirate and core biopsy, and flow cytometric analysis.
Pancytopenia on peripheral blood smear with a hypocellular bone marrow is the hallmark of aplastic anemia.
Microscopic examination of peripheral blood smears can help in making a differential diagnosis in clinically suspected cases.
Her peripheral blood smear and bone marrow biopsy demonstrated blasts containing Auer rods, diagnostic of AML (figure 1).
9]/L, thrombocytopenia or normal platelet count or thrombosytosis and peripheral blood smear showing increase number of mature and immature granulocytes including predominantly [5,6].
In Cameroon until recently, all DH cases in HIV-infected persons were diagnosed by skin biopsy or by chance on peripheral blood smear, thus revealing AIDS at the terminal stage (3,5).
Peripheral blood smear prepared from ailing animals and impression smears of liver, kidneys, spleen and lungs were taken for bacteriological examination.
The peripheral blood smear can show oval macrocytes, immature megaloblastic nucleated red cells and hypersegmented neutrophils.

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