Howell-Jolly Body-Like Inclusions in Neutrophils and Monocytes of a Transplant Recipient

  • Praveen Sharma
  • Ram V. Nampoothiri
  • Prashant Sharma
  • Gaurav Prakash
  • Pankaj Malhotra
  • Neelam Varma


Compliance with Ethical Standards

Conflict of interest

None for all authors.

Ethical Approval

All procedures performed in this report involving a human participant were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional and/or national research committee and with the 1964 Helsinki declaration and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards. This is a purely observational report and no research procedure was done.

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Informed consent has been obtained for this manuscript.


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© Indian Society of Haematology & Transfusion Medicine 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Hematology, Level 5, Research Block APostgraduate Institute of Medical Education and ResearchChandigarhIndia
  2. 2.Department of Internal MedicinePostgraduate Institute of Medical Education and ResearchChandigarhIndia

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