Table 1

Differential count of the bone marrow aspirate and peripheral blood; total peripheral blood leukocyte count = 3.2 × 109/L.

Specimen

Bl

Pr

My

Meta

Band

Gr

Ly

Mo

Ery


Bone marrow (in %)

18.2

19

24.8

6.0

5.0

1.0

4.5

0.5

21

Peripheral blood (in absolute count, × 109/L)

0.03

0.13

0.11

0

0.19

0.35

2.36

0.03

No nucleated erythroid precursors


Bl: Blasts, Pr: Promyelocytes, My: Myelocytes, Meta: Metamyelocytes, Band: band forms, Gr: Granulocytes, Ly; Lymphocytes, Mo: Monocytes, Ery: Erythroid precursors

Mateen et al. BMC Blood Disorders 2006 6:4   doi:10.1186/1471-2326-6-4

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