Normal Platelets, Normal EDTA anticoagulated blood

Normal Platelets scattered throughout the field. Note one within the halo (biconcave) area of a red cell at top right. The normal average number of platelets in a proper field ranges from 8 to 15. In EDTA anticoagulated samples they are more evenly distributed, are usually rounded up and may be slightly swollen and/or slightly degranulated. One segmented neutrophil. Normocytic, normochromic RBC. Normal EDTA anticoagulated blood - 100X


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