Hematological development of the infant squirrel monkey (Saimiri sciureus).

Abstract

Hematologic developmental norms from infant squirrel monkeys indicate a relative maturation of the hematopoietic system by 16 weeks. The elevated hemoglobin, hematocrit, red blood cell count, MCV and MCH at birth are followed by a decreasing hemoglobin (decreasing red blood cell count and MCV) until 4 weeks of age. A reticulocytosis then occurs until the… (More)

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