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Basophillic Stippling
-Fine, medium or coarse blue granules with uniform distribution within the red cell.

-Represents ribosomal RNA which is precipitated during staining.

-Found in conditions such as thalassemia, hemoglobinopathies, sideroblastic anemias, heavy metal poisioning and pyrimidine-5'- nucleotidase deficiency.

Basophillic Stippling : 1000X