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    Canine blood smear, autoimmune hemolytic anemia

    Blood smear from a dog with autoimmune hemolytic anemia. Erythrocytes exhibit increased polychromasia and anisocytosis, with many spherocytes present. Spherocytes lack central pallor and have smaller diameters than other cells present. Four mature neutrophils, a band neutrophil, and a monocyte are present, Wright-Giemsa, 50X oil immersion.

    Courtesy of Dr. John W. Harvey

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