The complete blood cell count (CBC) is an essential test for diagnosis and management of a variety of hematological disturbances. Although the most recent generation of hematological analyzers generates rapid and accurate results, spurious data of white blood cells (WBC) or other parameters of the CBC can be occasionally observed and may be associated with derangement of the clinical decision making. Accurate knowledge of the advantages and limitations of the modern instrumentation is hence crucial. As a paradigmatic example, we describe here the case of incorrect identification of erythroblasts due to the presence of toxoplasma in peripheral venous blood.
|Titolo:||The unexpected erythroblast: a case report|
|Data di pubblicazione:||2019|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||01.01 Articolo in Rivista|