The Scientific Gallery is a new interactive, intuitive and easy to use educational tool providing information about important topics in clinical and laboratory haematology.
The conspicuous picture sometimes seen while investigating a blood film is not necessarily pathological. It may be merely an artefact, resulting from improper pre-analytical handling of the sample.
Artefacts and pathological conditions may look very similar or even identical. It is very important to distinguish between them in order to avoid misdiagnosis. Here you learn how to identify and avert artefacts.
The Haematological Emergency
Some observations in laboratory haematology made with X-Class analysers or with the microscope require immediate action. Any delay could harm the patient. This Scientific Gallery describes situations where the treating physician must be informed without delay.
From Blood To Bone Marrow
In many cases the analysis of peripheral blood is sufficient to recognize a pathological condition or even to make a diagnosis in combination with the patient history and examination. In other cases, however, bone marrow investigation is required in addition. Here it is described where bone marrow analysis is indispensable in the diagnostic process.
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