polychromatophilia

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Related to polychromasia: basophilic stippling

pol·y·chro·mat·o·phil·i·a

 (pŏl′ē-krō-măt′ə-fĭl′ē-ə) also pol·y·chro·mo·phil·i·a (-krō′mə-fĭl′ē-ə)
n.
Affinity for more than one type of stain, especially for both basic and acidic stains.

pol′y·chro·mat′o·phil′ic (-fĭl′ĭk), pol′y·chro·mat′o·phile′ adj.
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9]/L (reference 9-30) with atypical lymphocytes; a hemoglobin level of 202 g/L (reference 135-195); abnormal erythrocyte morphology, including macrocytosis, polychromasia, and poikilocytosis; and a platelet count of 98,000 x [10.
That night, Charlie made the correct observation that polychromasia is pretty easy to spot if you just remember to look for it.
A thin blood film disclosed erythrocyte fragmentation and polychromasia, a microscopic examination of the urine revealed a few erythrocytes and leukocytes.
One sample not triggered was the negative-smear sample; another was the positive smear because of the presence of polychromasia, PLT clumps, and giant PLTs, with a normal PLT count (PLTs, 330 X [10.
0% Platelets 30 K/[mu]L 150-450 K/[mu]L Differential Neutrophils 3% 33-61% Lymphocytes 10% 25-45% Blasts 87% 0% Nucleated RBC's 2 RBC Morphology Polychromasia WBC Morphology Auer rods present D-Dimer 18.
Red blood cells (RBCs) demonstrated an increased mean cell hemoglobin concentration which is consistent with the presence of spherocytes and polychromasia.
Haemolysis is confirmed by an abnormal peripheral blood smear with the presence of burr cells, shistocytes and polychromasia.
Sickle and target cells, polychromasia, and sometimes Howell-Jolly bodies are detected on peripheral blood smears.
Percent polychromasia or number of polychromatic (immature) erythrocytes per 100 erythrocytes counted was measured using the stained blood smear examined at 1,000X.