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Section 4

RBC Counting Technologies

Description

Review the impedance technology for RBC analysis and the limiting factors of the impedance technology. Explore the optical light scatter technology and how it is used for RBC analysis.

 

Objectives
  • Describe the impedance technology for red blood cell analysis

  • Understand the limiting factors of the impedance technology

  • List the correction strategies to overcome challenges of impedance technology

  • Explain the optical light scatter technology and how it is used for red blood cell analysis

  • Describe the importance of isovolumetric sphering in optical red blood cell analysis

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