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2011 Hematology Glossary

2011 Hematology Glossary

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 Table of Contents
2011 Hematology, Clinical Microscopy, and Body Fluids GlossaryBLOOD CELL IDENTIFICATION..................................................................................................................3
Introduction......................................................................................................................................................................................................3Granulocytic (Myeloid) and Monocytic Cells........................................................................................................................................................3Erythrocytic Cells and Inclusions.........................................................................................................................................................................7Nucleated Red Cells........................................................................................................................................................................................11Megakaryocytic Cells and Platelets...................................................................................................................................................................13Lymphocytic and Plasmacytic Cells...................................................................................................................................................................14Microorganisms...............................................................................................................................................................................................18Artifacts..........................................................................................................................................................................................................20Miscellaneous..................................................................................................................................................................................................21
URINE SEDIMENT CELL IDENTIFICATION.................................................................................................27
Introduction to Urine Sediment........................................................................................................................................................................27Urinary Cells...................................................................................................................................................................................................27Urinary Casts..................................................................................................................................................................................................30Urinary Crystals..............................................................................................................................................................................................32Organisms......................................................................................................................................................................................................33Miscellaneous/Exogenous................................................................................................................................................................................34
CEREBROSPINAL FLUID (CSF) AND BODY FLUID CELL IDENTIFICATION.....................................................36
Introduction....................................................................................................................................................................................................36Erythroid Series...............................................................................................................................................................................................36Lymphoid Series..............................................................................................................................................................................................36Myeloid Series.................................................................................................................................................................................................38Mononuclear Phagocytic Series........................................................................................................................................................................38Lining Cells.....................................................................................................................................................................................................40Miscellaneous Cells..........................................................................................................................................................................................41Crystals...........................................................................................................................................................................................................43Microorganisms...............................................................................................................................................................................................44Miscellaneous Findings....................................................................................................................................................................................44
CLINICAL MICROSCOPY MISCELLANEOUS CELL......................................................................................47
Introduction to Vaginal Wet Preparations..........................................................................................................................................................47Vaginal Cells...................................................................................................................................................................................................47Organisms......................................................................................................................................................................................................48Introduction to Stained Stool and Nasal Smears For Eosinophils.........................................................................................................................50KOH Preparations for Fungi.............................................................................................................................................................................51Pinworm Preparations.....................................................................................................................................................................................52
 
College of American Pathologists
Hematology and Clinical Microscopy Resource Committee
Sherrie L. Perkins, MD, PhD, FCAPTracy I. George, MD, FCAP, Chair Janet B. Piscitelli, MD, FCAP Joan E. Etzell, MD, FCAP, Vice ChairKathryn A. Rizzo, MD, FCAPKyle T. Bradley, MD, FCAPLuke R. Shier, MD, FCAPMartha R. Clarke, MD, FCAP Alice L. Werner, MD, FCAPLydia C. Contis, MD, FCAPRoberta L. Zimmerman, MD, FCAPMichael J. Crossey, MD, FCAPMaria Vergara-Lluir, MD, Junior MemberBruce H. Davis, MD, FCAPGeorganne Bradshaw, MT(ASCP), Staff  Joel F. Gradowski, MD, FCAP William Koss, MD, FCAP

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