1. Introduction to Hematology

  1. Alvin H. Schmaier MD and
  2. Hillard M. Lazarus MD, FACP
  1. Alvin H. Schmaier MD

Published Online: 22 SEP 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444345254.ch1

Concise Guide to Hematology

Concise Guide to Hematology

How to Cite

Schmaier, A. H. (2011) Introduction to Hematology, in Concise Guide to Hematology (eds A. H. Schmaier and H. M. Lazarus), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444345254.ch1

Editor Information

  1. Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH, USA

Author Information

  1. Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 SEP 2011
  2. Published Print: 4 NOV 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405196666

Online ISBN: 9781444345254

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Keywords:

  • hematology, normal and pathologic aspects of blood;
  • pluripotent hematopoietic stem cell (HSC);
  • hematopoiesis;
  • myeloid lineage blood cells, “extramedullary”;
  • neutrophils, or polymorphonuclear neutrophils;
  • basophils and Wright–Giemsa stain;
  • mononuclear phagocyte system;
  • physical states of blood;
  • HSC and aorto-gonad mesonephros (AGM) system

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Origins of hematopoietic cells

  • The physical states of blood