Nasal smears for eosinophils

Koepke, John A.
March 1997
MLO: Medical Laboratory Observer;Mar97, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p12
Academic Journal
Answers a reader's question concerning in-house examination of nasal smears for eosinophils in the United States. Problems in obtaining false negative results of nasal smears; Procedures for collection, staining and examination of nasal smears in performing eosinophil studies.



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