LM of blood with iron-deficiency anaemia

LM of blood with iron-deficiency anaemia

M108/0362 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 25.8MB

Downloadable file size: 1.3MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Iron deficiency anaemia. Light micrograph of a blood smear in a patient suffering from iron deficiency anaemia. This is the most common form of anaemia worldwide. It is caused by a deficiency of iron, an essential component of the blood pigment haemoglobin. Here, a field of red blood cells (spherical structures) is seen. Due to this form of anaemia these cells stain poorly (they are hypochromic). Many of the cells are irregularly shaped and smaller than normal. This reduces their oxygen-carrying capacity. Symptoms include tired- ness, dizziness, and pale skin. A white blood cell (at centre, purple) serves to fight infection. Giemsa stain. Magnification: x630 at 35mm size.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: anaemia, anemia, blood, blood smear, condition, deficiency, disease, disorder, giemsa, healthcare, iron, iron deficiency anaemia, iron-def, iron-deficiency blood, light micrograph, medical, medicine, stain

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.