Chapter 3. Morphology of Blood Cells

  1. Barbara J. Bain MBBS, FRACP, FRCPath

Published Online: 4 OCT 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470987551.ch3

Blood Cells: A Practical Guide, Fourth Edition

Blood Cells: A Practical Guide, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Bain, B. J. (ed) (2006) Morphology of Blood Cells, in Blood Cells: A Practical Guide, Fourth Edition, Barbara J. Bain, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470987551.ch3

Editor Information

  1. Professor of Diagnostic Haematology, St Mary's Hospital Campus of Imperial College, Faculty of Medicine, London and Honorary Consultant Haematologist, St Mary's Hospital, London

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 OCT 2007
  2. Published Print: 9 JUN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405142656

Online ISBN: 9780470987551

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Keywords:

  • morphology;
  • blood cells;
  • erythrocytes;
  • anisocytosis;
  • microcytosis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Examining the blood film

  • Erythrocytes

  • Leucocytes

  • Platelets and circulating megakaryocytes

  • Blood film in healthy subjects

  • Non-haemopoietic cells

  • Micro-organisms in blood films

  • Further learning resources for blood film morphology

  • Test your knowledge