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Spectrophotometer and Photometer

Spectrophotometer and Photometer how they work ?

Squamous epithelial cells (arrows)

Squamous epithelial cells in Urine Sediment

Squamous epithelial cells These are often present in the urinary sediment They are large and irregularly shaped, with a small nucleus and fine granular cytoplasm  
Dihydrate Calcium Oxalate - Envelope Shape

Different Forms of Calcium Oxlalate crystals

Calcium Oxlalate crystals are normal in urine. Appearance: colorless, many forms: Dihydrate: octahedral (“envelope”) is most common Monohydrate: dumbbell, ovoid, or ...
Bilirubin crystals

Bilirubin crystals in hepatic disorders

Bilirubin crystals are abnormal crystals in urine. Appearance: Yellow-brown needles or granules. They are frequently attached to the surface of cells. Bilirubin crystals are seen ...
Cystine Crystals ,colorless, thin, hexagonal plates

Cystine Crystals in Urine

Cystine Crystals are abnormal in urine. Appearance: colorless, thin, hexagonal plates. Cystine crystals are found in the inherited condition, cystinuria. Cystine crystals are the most ...
Unfertilized egg of A. lumbricoides

Unfertilized egg of Ascaris. lumbricoides

Unfertilized egg of A. lumbricoides. Note the prominent mammillations on the outer layer.  
Infertile, decorticated egg of Ascaris lumbricoides

Infertile, decorticated egg of Ascaris lumbricoides

Infertile, decorticated egg of Ascaris lumbricoides
Xanthochromia at the right tube, notice the yellow color

What is Xanthochromia ?

Xanthochromia: It is the yellowish appearance of cerebrospinal fluid. Seen in: Subarachnoid hemorrhage Tests: CT, a type of brain scan Lumbar puncture The tube at the right side
Blood Plasma and Buffy Coat

Blood Plasma and Buffy Coat

Blood plasma: is prepared by spinning a tube of fresh blood containing an anticoagulant (purple top tube) in a centrifuge until the blood cells fall to the bottom of the tube. The blood ...
Tips for making a good blood smear

Tips for making a good blood smear

<1> Clean slides <2> The size of the drop: not more than 10microL < 3> Speed of spreading action: Don’t move it too slow or too fast to have feathered edge smear. <4> ...
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