Hemotology

International Society of Blood Transfusion (ISBT) Working Party has organized red cell antigens into 25…
A single whole blood donation can be separated into different components to provide treatment to…
The organisms likely to be transmitted by transfusion are usually those, which are prevalent in…
Blood transfusion is a life-saving procedure in an appropriate setting and there are no side-effects…
This is done by flow cytometric analysis for detection of lack of GpIb/IX in Bernanrd…
D-dimer is derived from the breakdown of fibrin by plasmin and D-dimer test is used…
FDPs are fragments produced by proteolytic digestion of fibrinogen or fibrin by plasmin. For determination…
Automated hematology analyzers work on different principles:   Electrical impedance Light scatter Fluorescence Light absorption…
AUTOMATED HEMOTOLOGY ANALYZER Automation is a process of replacement of tasks hitherto performed by humans…
CAUSES OF ERRONEOUS RESULTS (INTERFERENCES CAUSING ABNORMAL RESULT)   These are listed in Table 809.1…
Parameters measured by hematology analyzers and their derivation are shown in Tables 808.1 and 808.2.…
FLOW CYTOMETRY   Flow cytometry is a procedure used for measuring multiple cellular and fluorescent…
Fluorescence   A fluorochrome absorbs light energy and emits excess energy in the form of…
Leukemias and lympomas: Immunophenotyping (evaluation of cell surface markers), diagnosis, detection of minimal residual disease,…
Platelet aggregation tests are carried out in specialized hematology laboratories if platelet dysfunction is suspected.…
A blood smear is examined for:   Red cells: Morphology, immature forms, inclusion bodies, arrangement…
Platelets are small, 1-3 μm in diameter, purple structures with tiny irregular projections on surface.…
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