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WBC review

Clin. Path.

3 types of granulocytes? Neutrophils, basophils, eosinophils
Fxn of neutrophils? phagocytosis, microbiocidal, and inflammation
What are band neutrophils? immature neutrophils
inflammation is usually indicated w/ a what in bands? increase
morphology and fxn of eosinophils? lobulated nucleus w/ red staining granules; parasites and allergies
morphology and fxn of lymphocytes? round nucleus w/ thin rim of blue cytoplasm; immune systemab's and lymphokines, inflammation
Largest WBC? monocyte
morphology and fxn of monocyte? +/- vacuoles, light blue cytoplasm, nuclear shape varies; phagocytosis
when an increased # of immature neutrophils are in circulation? left shift
what are the 4 indicators of neutrophilic toxicity? doehle bodies, nuclear hypersegmentation, foamy cytoplasmic basophilia, and toxic granulation
T or F? may see doehle bodies in cats? true
what are doehle bodies? larger blue staining inclusions in the cytoplasm
toxic neutrophil grading scale 1+ only doehle bodies seen
2-3+ variable intesity of cytoplasmic basophilia, foaminess, toxic granules
4+ cells to toxic to differentiate from reactive lymphocytes and monocytes
Created by: supersam1314



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