RBC or Blood Hg level is below normal; resulting in decreased oxygen carrying capacity of blood
cell diluting fluid
A solution used for diluting blood for cell counts
Excess RBC's in peripheral blood; polycythemia
an excess of RBC in the peripheral blood; erythrocytosis
rupture or destruction of RBC's releasing Hg
Resistance to disease or infection
Same conc. of dissolved particles as the solution or cell with which it is compared.
A chronic or acute disease involving unrestrained growth of leukocytes.
increase above normal in number of leukocytes (WBC's) in the blood
decrease below normal in the number of leukocytes in the blood; leukocytopenia
self filling, self diluting, manual cell counting method.
-1.99 mL of red cell diluting fluid
-isotonic, preventing hemolysis
-capillary pipet carries 0.01 microliters blood
-a 1:100 dilution
-1.98 microliter diluting fluid (3 %acetic acid)
-0.02 Milliliter capillary pipet
-a 1:100 dilution
-acetic acid lyses the RBC's to see WBC's
standard precautions. disposal in appropriate containers
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RBC reference range
4-6 million per microliter
facilitates oxygen exchange in tissues.
decreased RBC production or Increased RBC loss or destruction
RBC count above normal
WBC reference range for newborns
9,000-30,000 per microliter
WBC reference range for older children
6,000-14,000 per microliter
WBC reference range for Adults
4,500-11,000 per microliter
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