Blood slides

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    • Normal blood
    • Most pink with sparse purple
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    • Trypanosoma
    • Protozoa with flagella, corkscrew like motion
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    • Plasmodium vivax
    • Ameboid between RBCs, infected RBCs appear larger
    • most purple-silver slide
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    • Mononucleosis
    • Atypical lymphocytes
    • Very light slide with minimal oblong lymphocytes
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    • Chronic lymphocytic leukemia
    • Small mature-appearing lymphocytes
    • Lots of purple lymphocytes
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    • Iron deficiency anemia
    • RBCs with small shape, clear color
    • Red slide with medium amounts of purple
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    • Anemia sickle cell
    • RBC is cresent-shaped
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    • Pernicious anemia
    • hypersegmented neutrophils
    • large faint transparent purple
  9. Mononucleosis
    • C: Epstein-barr virus, kissing, sharing food
    • E: fever, sore throat, fatigue, enlarged glands
  10. Chronic lymphocytic leukemia
    • C: bone marrow does not produce healthy lymphocytes
    • E: weakness, fatigue, weight loss
  11. Plasmodium vivax
    • C: protozoa parasite
    • E: malaria --> enlarged spleen
  12. Iron deficiency anemia
    • C: body doesn't get enough iron
    • E: less Hb, less oxygen--> anemia
  13. Trypanosoma
    • C: protozoa parasite
    • E: headache, weakness, joint pain, extreme fatigue, insomnia at night
  14. Sickle cell anemia
    • C: hereditary, mutation in Hb gene
    • E: RBCs are cresent, stiff, sticky--> block blood flow
  15. Pernicious anemia
    • C: vitamin B12 deficiency
    • E: RBCs cannot divide, or are too large
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Blood slides
2014-05-07 05:33:59

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