Supporting data: A woman of Mediterranean origins aged 30 years the previously healthy mother of three children now complaining of headaches and tiredness. Spleen palpable approximately 4 cm. below the left costal margin. Hb = 9.5 g/dl red cell count 5.0 x10ˆ12/l. Examine the photomicrograph of the patient`s blood film noting your findings and conclusions.