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Block histology histopathology
Blood is made up of?
: 50% ish? guessing
: very small (white cells and platelet)
What is the meaning of serum?
serum is clotted plasma
Hematocrit is made up of?
What is the red cell count?
what is MCV?
Hematocrit = RBC X MCV
: Mean RBC corpuscular volume(80-100fl)
Red cell count
Platelets?:20x white cell count
average life span?
Components of RBC?
membrane, cytoplasm, hemoglobin
membrane has the ABO and Rh system
Name the types of leukocytes?
Granulocytes: neutrophils(segmented, polymorphonuclear PMN) basophils, eosinophils
mononuclear cells: monocytes, lymphocytes
White cell distribution?
1% baso and eo
does it have lobes? What else is special?
What about granules?
3-5 lobes with nuclear filament briges
Primary granules(also secondary granules aka specific too)
contains myeloperoxidase among others
red-purple color on stain
Also keep in mind that neutrophils are in the blood and they are on guard as back up. They die faster than macrophages
2-3 lobes, same size as neutro, coarse RED granules
anti-parasitic, immune modulatory
granules in eosinophils and contain lots of bases
contains large dark coarse granules