Title: Plasmacytoid lymphocytes (activated B cells) in peripheral blood smear (human)
Description: Stain: May-Grünwald-Giemsa (MGG).
Two different plasmacytoid lymphocytes or activated young B cells (up to 15 mm) contain a dark-stained nucleus and a slightly basophilic cytoplasm with a kind of a ‘nuclear hof’ indicating the Golgi area. These cells will develop into plasma cells.
Keywords/Mesh: blood, bone marrow, plasmacytoid lymphocyte, B-lymphocyte, histology, POJA collection