Composition of the blood. The circulating blood is composed of plasma and cells. The cells are red cells (or erythrocytes), white cells (or leucocytes) and platelets . Blood cells can be identified in blood films stained with a mixture of basic and acidic dyes.
The relative percentage of each type of white blood cells in peripheral blood.
This experiment is a part of blood routine test.
Observe one field and record the number of WBC according to the different type then turn to another field in the snake-liked direction
*avoid repeat or miss some cells
non-segmented nuclei. They are referred to as neutrophil band cells or band forms. They are less mature than segmented neutrophils.
the acidic and the basic components of the stain
Cytoplasm: grey blue
Granules: dust-like lilac color granules(purple)
large irregularly shaped and foldedMonocyte
(with the corresponding color coding and additive)