Keywords : Peripheral blood smear (PBS)
Correlation of morphological abnormality in Peripheral blood smears with disease severity and mortality in Covid 19
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2022, Volume 9, Issue 3, Pages 2873-2887
Introduction: COVID 19 pandemic, caused by SARS –CoV-2 virus causes flu like mild
symptoms to severe acute respiratory syndrome. Pathogenesis is Immune system
deregulationand is haracterized by the presence of lymphopenia in the peripheral blood smears.
The clinical laboratory plays an important role in the diagnosis, treatment and prognosis of