Blood testing

Full blood count: This measures the number of red cells, the different types of white cells and the platelets in the blood. Examination of the blood smeared onto a microscope slide, shows an increase in granulocytes which have a lobulated nucleus (Figure 2).

Figure 2        CML peripheral blood with increased number of granulocytes

 

 

Granulocyte

 

 

By Paulo Henrique Orlandi Mourao – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=8793165

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