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Six stages of RBC maturation.

Rubriblast, prorubricyte, rubricyte, metarubricyte, polychromatophil, erythrocyte

2

The iron containing portion of hemoglobin?

Heme

3

Protein portion of hemoglobin.

Globin

4

Job of the hemoglobin.

Carrying O2 to tissues and CO2 to lungs

5

What does hemoglobin aid in?

Diagnose anemia, detect blood loss

6

What test can you find a Hemeglobin level in?

CBC

7

The bigger the central pallor....

The less Hemeglobin.

8

RBCs are what shape?

Bi- concave disks

9

What do we look for in red blood cells?

Size, shape, color

10

Only seeing several during your morphology scan.

Rare

11

Seeing 1-2 every few fields.

Occasional

12

Seeing 1-2 every field

Slight

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More than 1-2 every field but less than 1/2

Moderate

14

More than 1-2 the cells.

Marked

15

Normal RBCs when they are all the same size.

Normalcytic

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Variation in size.

Anisocytosis

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Increase in cell size.

Macrocytosis

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Decrease in cell size.

Microcytosis

19

Has less central pallor.

Feline RBCs

20

Has more central pallor.

Canine

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Normal color.

Normochromic

22

Stacked coins arrangement. Common in horses

Rouleaux

23

Saline breaks up this formation that is normal in horses.

Rouleaux

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What is central pallor?

Torn out piece in the middle of red blood cell (white portion)

25

How do you tell the difference between dog and. At RBCs?

Central pallor for cats, no central pallor for dogs.

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What is the difference between normal RBCs and polychromatic cells?

Polychromatic cells are much larger

27

What are polychromatic cells?

Juvenile cells (high school age)

28

What are Nucleated red blood cells?

Young red blood cells (middle school age)

29

This species has a more natural Rouleaux appearance.

Felines