Chapter 1. The Blood Film and Count

  1. Barbara J. Bain MB BS FRACP FRCPath

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470750759.ch1

Beginner's Guide to Blood Cells, Second Edition

Beginner's Guide to Blood Cells, Second Edition

How to Cite

Bain, B. J. (ed) (2004) The Blood Film and Count, in Beginner's Guide to Blood Cells, Second Edition, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470750759.ch1

Editor Information

  1. Reader in Diagnostic Haematology, Department of Haematology, St Mary's Hospital Campus, Imperial College, St Mary's Hospital, London

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405121750

Online ISBN: 9780470750759

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Keywords:

  • blood film;
  • red cells;
  • white cells;
  • haemopoietic cells;
  • haemoglobin concentration

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Blood

  • The blood film

  • The blood count

  • Normal ranges

  • How to examine a blood film