Ideal for identifying cells at the microscope, this atlas covers the basics of hematologic morphology, including examination of the peripheral blood smear, basic maturation of the blood cell lines, and discussions of a variety of clinical disorders. Over 400 photographs, schematic diagrams, and electron micrographs illustrate hematology from normal cell maturation to the development of various pathologies.
Normal Newborn Peripheral Blood Morphology chapter covers the unique normal cells found in neonatal blood.
A variety of high-quality schematic diagrams, photomicrographs, and electron micrographs visually reinforce your understanding of hematologic cellular morphology.
Spiral binding and compact size make this book easy to use in a laboratory setting.
Coverage of common cytochemical stains, along with a summary chart for interpretation, aids in classifying malignant and benign leukoproliferative disorders.
Morphologic abnormalities are presented in chapters on erythrocytes and leukocytes, along with a schematic description of each cell, to provide correlations to various disease states.
Body Fluids chapter covers the other fluids found in the body besides blood, using images from cytocentrifuged specimens.
NEW Normal Newborn Peripheral Blood Morphology chapter covers the normal cells found in neonatal blood.
More examples of specific cells and disorders allow you to compare abnormal cells to each other and to normal cells, differentiating those that are similar.
Expanded Evolve resources include case studies, study questions, links to related websites, and content updates.
By Bernadette F. Rodak, MS, MLS, Professor, Clinical Laboratory Science Program, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN and Jacqueline H. Carr, MS, CLSpH(NCA), CLDir(NCA), Laboratory Manager, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Clarian Health, Indianapolis, IN
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