Chapter 3. Assessing White Cells and Platelets

  1. Barbara J. Bain MB BS FRACP FRCPath

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470750759.ch3

Beginner's Guide to Blood Cells, Second Edition

Beginner's Guide to Blood Cells, Second Edition

How to Cite

Bain, B. J. (ed) (2004) Assessing White Cells and Platelets, in Beginner's Guide to Blood Cells, Second Edition, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470750759.ch3

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:

  • white cell assessment;
  • platelet assessment;
  • neutrophil morphology;
  • lymphocyte morphology;
  • platelet morphology

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Assessing white cell and platelet numbers

  • Assessing lymphocyte morphology

  • Assessing morphology of monocytes, eosinophils and basophils

  • Assessing platelet morphology