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Canine basophil
Microscope Care and Use
Please read and observe. Important information
about proper care and use of the microscopes.
Smear Examination
Blood smear examination and differential cell counting. Gauging platelet numbers; pictures of some common smear artifacts.
Leukocytes
Photomicrographs and discussion of the normal white blood cell types; appearance of "toxic neutrophils" and reactive lymphocytes.
Platelets
Pictures of normal platelets in blood films of several species; activated platelets and aggregates.
Blood Cells by Species
Normal leukocytes, platelets, and red cells of each species; a reference for identifying cells in stained blood films.
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