International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Pathology | India | Volume 11 Issue 12, December 2022

White Blood Cells Morphology in COVID-19 Infection

Dr. Sweety Patel | Dr. Sanjay Dhotre | Dr. Hansa Goswami [15] | Dr. Bhavesh Faldu

Abstract: Background: To study the clinical significance of morphological changes in peripheral blood smear of COVID-19 infected patients. Aim: To determine the morphological changes in WBC series in COVID-19 infected patients. Material and Methods: The present study carried out in covid laboratory, Department Pathology, B.J Medical college, Ahmedabad during January 2022 to March 2022. Peripheral blood is drawn from all COVID-19 infected patients from OPD and IPD under aseptic precautions in EDTA container. Results: All COVID-19 infected patients show striking morphological changes as well as WBC count according to severity of disease. More severe the disease more significant Neutrophillia and Lymphopenia. Conclusions: According to severity of disease COVID-19 has significant effects on WBC count and their morphology.

Keywords: COVID-19, Neutrophillia, Lymphopenia, Atypical Lymphocytes, Peripheral blood, cytoplasmic vacuolations

Edition: Volume 11 Issue 12, December 2022,

Pages: 76 - 80

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