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Hematology color

RBC charateristics of color

What color are Mature erythrocytes? Buff white in Wrights stain
Immature red blood cells appear what color in Wright's stain Blue gray
Immature Red blood cells are called Shift cells
In a supravital stain immature cells are called Reticulocytes
Pale cells with a large center of Pallor are called Hypochromic
Polychromic Cells with no center of color are called
Hypochromic cells have less Hemaglobin
Polychromatic cells are larger and younger than Mature erythrocytes
What is the alert level for polychromatic cells More than 2 in an oil immersion field.
RBC's that are normochromic have a MCHC value range of 32 - 36 MCHC
RBCs that are Hypochromic cell have a MCHC value of < 30%
What MCHC value is the maximum 36
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