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Abnormal variation in the size of the erythrocytes
Normal blood plasma that has been processed to preserve an antihemophiliac factor.
Citrated whole blood
Normal blood to which a solution of acid citrate has been added to prevent coagulation.
Normal blood plasma that had been vaccum dried to prevent the growth of microorganisms.
Inherited tendency to bleed from localized lesions of the capillaries.
Heparinized whole blood
Normal blood to which a solution of heparin has been added to prevent coagulation.
Abnormally large erythrocytes.
Abnormally small erythrocytes.
Increased number of circulating neutrophils.
Packed red cells
Concentrated suspension of red blood cells from which the plasma has been removed.
Abnormal depression of all the cellular components of blood.
Irregularly shaped erythrocytes.
Spontanious bleeding into the tissue and through the mucous membranes.
Reproduction of disease causing microorganisms in the blood.
Hemolytic anemia caused by defective proteins supporting the cell membranes of red blood cells. The cells are abnormally spherical.
Group of hereditary hemolytic anemias resulting from very thin, fragile erythrocytes. Globin chains are missing.