Category: Haematology

Hematology is the branch of medicine concerned with the study of the cause, prognosis, treatment, and prevention of diseases related to blood.

Platelets

A blood platelet count is a blood test that measures the average number of platelets in the blood. Platelets help blood heal wounds and prevent excessive bleeding. High or low levels of platelets can be a sign of a serious condition.

Peripheral Smear

Peripheral Blood Picture

A procedure in which a sample of blood is viewed under a microscope to count different circulating blood cells (red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets, etc.) and see whether the cells look normal.

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