Title: Erythrocytes in peripheral blood smear (human)
Description: Stain: May-Grünwald-Giemsa (MGG).
Normal erythrocytes in a blood smear of peripheral blood. The mature human erythrocytes do not have nuclei. Their normal diameter is about 7.5 μm.
Macrocytes have a diameter >9 μm, while microcytes are smaller than 6 μm.
The thickness of an erythyrocyte in the center is 0.8 μm, while at the periphery it is 2.6 μm. The number of erythrocytes varies between 4.8 and 5.4 million cells per μl.
Keywords/Mesh: blood, bone marrow, erythrocyte, histology, POJA collection