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Bloody business; Getting to grips with blood film examination

17 Nov 2022
IDEXX Advanced Diagnostics

Do blood smears make you sweat?! Whether it's producing a good quality smear or interpreting what you see down the microscope, blood film preparation and examination can be challenging. This presentation gives some helpful tips for producing quality diagnostic samples and guidance on the approach to interpretation so that you can be confident in differentiating the normal from the abnormal and the artefact

  • How to make a good quality blood smear
  • The approach to blood smear examination
  • Identification of morphological changes on blood film examination and understanding their significance