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Which of the following cells has cytoplasmic granules that stain blue to blue-black and grey-blue cytoplasm, often with small vacuoles?
Which statement is true regarding circulating leukocytes in a healthy adult cow?
always include more than one cell type
Which of the following cells has a high nuclear-cytoplasmic ration, coarse, clumped, dark-staining chromatin; and a sky blue cytoplasm?
Approximately what percentage of the total erythrocyte mass is replaced every day in healthy mammals under normal circumstances?
An increased amount of _____ seen on a stained periperal blood smear is a sign of RBC regeneration.
Erythrocyte life spans vary from species to species, but the average is generally considered to be
Under the microscope you observe a leukocyte that you identify as an eosinophil. The eosinophil cytoplasm contains numerous rod-shaped granules. This blood sample is most likely from a healthy adult
On a complete blood count (CBC), all of the following findings could be expected in a pt with an infection, except
narrow buffy coat
The hematology analyzer is not functioning properly. A good mathematical method to estimate hemoglobin is
one third the PCV
RBC fragments, resulting from shearing of the RBCs by intravascular trauma, are known as
What information do the RBC indices yield?
the size, weight, and hemoglobin concentration of an average RBC
When the spun hematocrit test is done, which of the following can be evaluated?
total protein, buffy coat, plasma color, and PCV
"Railroad tracks" on a blood smear most often occurs when
the slide is made with inconsistent pressure
When using a liquid reagent-based chemistry analyzer, the higher the concentration of the substance,
the less light that will pass through the solution
Prolonged exposure of serum to the blood cells before the serum is removed from the clot can result in
increased serum phosphorus
A toxic neutrophil can be identified by all of the following characteristics, except
A Dohle body is identified with the Diff-Quik stain (modified Wright=Giemsa stain) as
a small, bluish-gray inclusion in a neutrophil cytoplasm
DIC is commonly represented by schistocytosis. The schistocytes are made when
fibrin strands cut the erythrocytes apart
A common finding on a stained blood smear from an animal with autoimmune hemolytic anemia is
What appears as a blue spheric nuclear remnant seen in some Wright-stained erythrocytes?
What is a non-nucleated, immature erythrocyte found in small numbers in the peripheral blood of dogs called?
Four purple-top tubes with blood samples from four different animals are left standing the laboratory. In what sample will the RBCs settle the fastest?
What would you expect to see on a Diff-Quik stained blood smear from an animal with regerative anemia?
What cell is described as a central rounded area of hemoglobin surrounded by a clear zone, with a dense ring of hemoglobin around the periphery?
What is the term used to describe the situation in which many of the erythrocytes stain varying shades of lavender?
Certain oxidant drugs can denature hemoglobin and cause production of round structures in erythrocytes called
What nucleated erythrocyte is the first one you'll see in peripheral blood if an animal has used all of its reserves of mature erythrocytes in the bone marrow?
If an erythrocyte loses part of its membrane but still remains intact, it will appear as a _____ on a stained peripheral blood smear.
An erythrocyte that does not contain its full amount of hemoglobin will appear as _____ on a stained peripheral blood smear.
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