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Method for Fixing Neutral-red in Supra-vital Stained Blood Smears

Naturevolume 140page155 (1937) | Download Citation



IN blood smears from horses stained according to the ordinary methods Giemsa and May-Grünewald Giemsa, we encounter serious difficulties in the examination: first, to differentiate between large lymphocytes and small monocytes, secondly, to determine qualitative changes in the white blood corpuscles. In order to remedy this, we have employed as a supplementary method, in an extensive investigation into the white blood picture in the case of infectious anæmia in horses, supra-vital staining with neutral-red.

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    Simpson, Univ. of California Pub. in Anat., 1, No. 1.

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    Sabin, Bull. Johns Hopkins Hosp., 34, 277, (1923).

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  1. Department of Pathological Anatomy, Veterinary College, Stockholm

    • A. HJÄRRE
    •  & H. BERTHELSEN


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