Blood Lab

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stephaniefu
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Blood Lab
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2012-03-04 10:00:43
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General Characteristics of Erythrocytes and Leukocytes
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  1. Erythrocytes
    Diamter:
    Numbers:
    • Diamter: 7u
    • Numbers: 4.2 - 6.2 million/ mm3
  2. Leukocytes
    Numbers:
    Numbers: 4,500 - 11,000 per mm3
  3. Platelets:
    Diamter:
    Numbers:
    • Diamter: 2 - 4u
    • Numbers: 130,000 - 300,000/mm3
  4. Neutrophils (polymorphonucleocytes)
    Number:
    Diamter:
    Characteristics:
    Function:
    • Number: 40 - 60%
    • Diamter: 9 - 12 uM
    • Characteristics: 3-5 lobes, fine granules
    • Functions: increase in bacterial infection, phagocytic
  5. Eosinophils
    Number:
    Diamter:
    Characteristics:
    Function:
    • Number: 2 - 4%
    • Diamter: 10 0 14 uM
    • Characteristics: 2 lobes, red/blue granules
    • Function: increase in allergies (antibodies), parasitic infection, produce peroxidase
  6. Basophils
    Number:
    Diamter:
    Characteristics:
    Function:
    • Number: < 1%
    • Diamter: 8 - 10 uM
    • Characteristics: S-shaped nucleus, huge granules
    • Function: increase in imflammatory response, produce serotoin, histamine, and heparin
  7. Lymphocytes
    Number:
    Diamter:
    Characteristics:
    Function:
    • Number: 20 - 30%
    • Diamter: 5 - 8 uM, like RBC
    • Characteristics: bluish, round nucleus fills the cell
    • Function: increase in infection, immunological (T/B) cells, immune response, produce antibodies, kills cancer cell, bring forign substance
  8. Monocytes
    Number:
    Diamter:
    Characteristics:
    Function:
    • Number: 2 - 8%
    • Diamter: 12 - 15 uM
    • Characteristics: U-shapted nucleus
    • Function: phagocytic

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