White Blood Cell Scan
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Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "White Blood Cell Scan." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425025/0/White_Blood_Cell_Scan.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. White Blood Cell Scan. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425025/0/White_Blood_Cell_Scan. Accessed August 17, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). White Blood Cell Scan. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425025/0/White_Blood_Cell_Scan
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. White Blood Cell Scan [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 August 17]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425025/0/White_Blood_Cell_Scan.
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