Haematology intro Flashcards
What day does haemopoiesis start, expand and disappear?
27, 35, 40
What is polycythaemia?
What is the most common WBC in adult blood?
Neutrophils, eosinophils and basophils are all types of?
Eosinophils are raised in what 3 cases?
Some drugs e.g. aspirin
2 roles of monocytes
Monocytes migrate to tissues and are identified as _____or____?
Macrophages or histiocytes
Kupffer cells in the liver and langerhans cells in the skin are types of?
NK cells innate or adaptive immune system?
Function of NK cells
Suffix for increased?
-cytosis or -philia
Platelets are derived from?
Megakaryocytes in BM
5 things tested in FBC
Hb conc MCV MCHb WCC Platelet count
What percentage of normal population falls within the reference range?
What do RBCs look like in microcytic anaemia?
Pale and small