Normal Platelets , Proper Thickness, Field to Examine

Normal Platelets scattered throughout the field. There are slightly fewer than in the previous fields, but within normal numbers. This is a Proper Thickness of a Field to Examine, where the red cells are just touching each other or barely overlapping. Count the number of platelets in at least 10 similar fields and figure the average number per field to derive a platelet estimate. The Red Cells are Normocytic, Normochromic. The white cell is a Normal Mature Neutrophil. Normal blood - 100X.


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