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Screening lead workers for the presence of stippled erythrocytes
  1. R. L. Clark,
  2. J. H. Jones,
  3. J. F. Jones
  1. Department of Haematology, Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport, Mon.


    The number of stippled erythrocytes in the blood of lead workers counted under dark ground microscopy show a marked fall when blood is taken into an anticoagulant. The significance of this finding is studied and alternative methods of screening workers are examined.

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