The ABC of CBC: Interpretation of Complete Blood Count and Histograms

by DP Lokwani, Sunit Lokwani

This book The ABC of CBC: Interpretation of Complete Blood Count and Histograms is a navigation guide for students and practitioners alike related to pathology and clinical subjects, as nearly all body ailments have a direct or indirect influence on the blood picture. The book aims to help the student bridge the gap between the classroom and clinical practice. This book consists of 11 chapters, which include introduction and significance of CBC, red blood cells, RBCs on peripheral smear, white blood cells, platelets, manual versus automation in hematology, general principle of histogram generation and interpretation, RBC histogram and cytogram, WBC and platelet histogram and scatterogram, case study, and quality control. The second edition, a step forward from the first edition, has been derived from the marked increase in documented innovations over the last few years and their applicability in diagnostic improvisation. All the old chapters have been overhauled, most of them significantly restructured, updated, and extended. There are many new sections within the updates chapter covering relevant recent advances and applications in clinical practice.


Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Lokwani DP
Madhya Pradesh Medical Sciences University, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India; Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose (NSCB) Medical College, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India; Jabalpur Hospital and Research CenterJabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India
2. Lokwani Sunit Shalby Group of Hospitals, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India
ISBN 9789390595983
Speciality Hematology, Pathology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18606
Edition 2/e
Publishing Year 2022
Pages 192
Book Type Professional


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