Chapter 6. Quantitative Changes in Blood Cells

  1. Barbara J. Bain MBBS, FRACP, FRCPath

Published Online: 4 OCT 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470987551.ch6

Blood Cells: A Practical Guide, Fourth Edition

Blood Cells: A Practical Guide, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Bain, B. J. (ed) (2006) Quantitative Changes in Blood Cells, in Blood Cells: A Practical Guide, Fourth Edition, Barbara J. Bain, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470987551.ch6

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:

  • blood cells;
  • quantitative changes;
  • polycythaemia;
  • reticulocytosis;
  • leucocytosis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Polycythaemia

  • Reticulocytosis

  • Leucocytosis

  • Lymphocytosis

  • Monocytosis

  • Plasmacytosis

  • Thrombocytosis

  • Anaemia

  • Reticulocytopenia

  • Leucopenia

  • Neutropenia

  • Eosinopenia

  • Basopenia

  • Monocytopenia

  • Lymphocytopenia (lymphopenia)

  • Thrombocytopenia

  • Pancytopenia

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