B. BLOOD AND MARROW TRANSPLANT

31. The answer is c.

The three distinct phases of hematopoiesis are proliferation, differentiation, and maturation. Proliferation refers to growing blood cells, whereas differentiation refers to developing these into different but specific cell lines, and maturation refers to attain full functional capacity. CNPP, Page 557.

32. The answer is b.

Granulocytes, which are distinguished based on their appearance under microscopic investigation using Wright’s stain, include neutrophils, basophils, and eosinophils. CNPP, Page 559.

33. The answer is c.

A serious transfusion complication in patients who are significantly immunosuppressed is the risk of developing graft-versus-host disease. It is generally recommended that ...

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