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Myeloblast

– size : 15-20 µm – nucleus : round , N\C: 7:1 , 4:1 , reddish purple with delicate chromatin and nucleoli (2-3 ) – cytoplasm : pale to deep blue (basophilic ) with ...

Klebsiella sp on MacConkey agar

Lactose-fermenter and produces pink mucoid colonies

Charcot–Leyden crystals

Charcot-Leyden crystals are formed from the breakdown of eosinophils and may be seen in the stool or sputum of patients with parasitic diseases especially tissue-invading parasites ...

Auto-Antibodies

Autoantibody is harmful antibody that attacks components of the own body called self antigens. Autoantibodies damage body tissues by phagocytosis (ingestion) or lysis (bursting) ...

Staphylococcus Saprophyticus

Staphylococcus saprophyticus is a Gram-positive, coagulase-negative bacterium. S. Saprophyticus is a common cause of community-acquired urinary tract infections. S. saprophyticus ...

Small vs Large lymphocytes

Small lymphocytes: These are the most common type in normal blood. They have a large, dense, round nucleus and thin basophilic cytoplasm and are capable of ameboid movement and the ...

The egg of Taenia spp

The eggs of Taenia spp. are indistinguishable from each other, as well as from other members of the Taeniidae. The eggs measure 30-35 micrometers in diameter and are radially-striated. ...

Staphylococcus – Coagulase test

Coagulase is an enzyme that catalyzes the formation of a fibrin clot in plasma. Obvious clumping of the bacteria indicates the bacteria produces bound caogulase. Staphylococcus aureus ...

Smudge Cells

are remnants of cells that lack any identifiable cytoplasmic membrane or nuclear structure. Smudge cells, also called basket cells, are most often associated with abnormally fragile ...

Phenylketonuria Test

Phenylketonuria Test (PKU Test, Guthrie Test, Phenylalanine): Phenylalanine hydroxylase is an enzyme which converts phenylalanine to tyrosine. A deficiency of this enzyme leads to ...

RBCs Agglutination

Agglutination is due to presence of antibodies reacting with antigens on RBCs. It appear as irregular clumps of red cells. Found in auto immune haemolysis, blood transfusion reaction.  

Prealbumin (PAB)

Prealbumin is a plasma protein synthesized by the liver. It is considered the best marker for malnutrition. It has a half-life of 2 days, so prealbumin levels change very quickly and ...
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