Get ready and test your knowledge with this "Peripheral blood smear quiz" that we have designed for you. A blood smear seeks to check out for abnormalities in the three main blood cells that are red cells, white cells, and platelets. Find out from the quiz about various things you need to know about peripheral blood smears. All the best with this test, and give your best and have fun.
Arterial blood gas
Heparin anti-coagulated venous blood
Blood culture specimen
Both A & B
A moving belt that carries slides through the staining reagent
Basket or batch type in which baskets of slides are taken through the staining process
Moving shoe method
Protected away for moisture
Stored in a wet box
Pinkish-blue to the naked eye
The smear should cover about three-fourths of the slide.
The smear should show a gradual transition from thick to thin.
It should have a smooth appearance
A feathered edge (about 1.5 cm long)
The smear should have no holes or ridges
Microscopically, the cells should be evenly distributed
Microscopically. there should be an area at the tin end of the smear where RBCs are not overlapping.
The smear should look black
There show to be a transition of thin to thick to thin on the slide.
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