Schilling's classification and haemogram
Haemogram. A differential count of the leukocytes, in which the polymorphonuclear neutrophil cells are divided into four categories according to number and arrangement of the nuclei in the cells. The so-called Schilling’s haemogram indicates the different developmental stages and an increase in juvenile forms indicates the presence of acute infection or of immature bone marrow as in leukaemia.
- V. Schilling:
Das Hämogram in der Poliklinik. I. Biologische Kurven der Leukozytenbewegung als Grundlage der praktischen Bewertung einmaliger Blutuntersuchungen.
Zeitschrift für klinische Medizin, 1924, 99: 117-134.
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