ID#: 10614
This trichrome-stained photomicrograph, revealed numbers of white blood cells (WBCs), otherwise known as leukocytes. These blood cells are not oxygen carriers, like the red blood cells (RBCs), but act as members of the body’s defense mechanism, fighting the constant onslaught of pathogenic invaders, including bacteria, and foreign debris.
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Content Provider(s): CDC
Creation Date: 1971
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CDC Organization
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