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Equine blood smear, platelets
Equine blood smear, platelets

Equine blood smear exhibiting a basophil (left), a lymphocyte (right), and normal rouleau formation of RBCs. Platelets stain poorly, a common characteristic of equine blood (Wright-Giemsa, 100X oil immersion).

Courtesy of Dr. John W. Harvey.

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