chapter  3
Erythrocytes, Anemias, and Polycythemias
Pages 20

A simplied description of erythropoiesis is given in Chapter 2. In this chapter, some of the erythrocytic measurements and morphological comments, functions, and kinetics are discussed, followed by notes on various anemias and polycythemias. Preanalytical and analytical variables affecting erythrocytic measurements are discussed later in Chapters 9 and 10.