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Descriptor English: Blood Buffy Coat
Descriptor Spanish: Capa Leucocitaria de la Sangre
Descriptor Portuguese: Buffy Coat
Descriptor French: Buffy coat
Entry term(s): Blood Buffy Coats
Buffy Coat, Blood
Buffy Coats, Blood
Tree number(s): A15.145.229.093
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D058621
Scope note: The fraction of a blood sample, following CENTRIFUGATION, that is distinguished as a thin light-colored layer between the RED BLOOD CELLS, underneath it, and the PLASMA, above it. It is composed mostly of WHITE BLOOD CELLS and PLATELETS.
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 2011
History Note: 2011
DeCS ID: 53863
Unique ID: D058621
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2011/01/01
Date of Entry: 2010/06/25
Blood Buffy Coat - Preferred
Concept UI M0543696
Scope note The fraction of a blood sample, following CENTRIFUGATION, that is distinguished as a thin light-colored layer between the RED BLOOD CELLS, underneath it, and the PLASMA, above it. It is composed mostly of WHITE BLOOD CELLS and PLATELETS.
Preferred term Blood Buffy Coat
Entry term(s) Blood Buffy Coats
Buffy Coat, Blood
Buffy Coats, Blood



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