Thick Blood Smear and Thin Blood Smear

Thick Blood Smear and Thin Blood Smear

Introduction A well-prepared blood smear is important to produce good results on analysis after doing a Giemsa stain, in identifying blood cells or/and demonstrating the presence of parasites in a sample. Below, we discuss the procedures for preparing both thin and thick smear for Giemsa staining technique, Importance, and applications of blood smears, in detail. Blood smears are mostly done for Differential Leukocyte count (DLC)i.e it quantifies the white blood cells and specifies the morphologies of each leukocyte. Normally, peripheral … Read more