Advancements in WBC Differential Technology
Don Wright discusses the general principles of automated WBC and differential technology, processing limitations associated with available options, and key technology trends.
Donald Wright, BS MT (ASCP) SH
Manager, Medical & Scientific Affairs, Abbott (Retired)
- Describe electronic impedance technology in cell counting and WBC differentiation by automated hematology analyzers.
- Review light scatter technologies that use multiple angles of detection, the principle of hydrodynamic focusing and laminar flow
- Discuss the impact of interfering substances on automated WBC differential analysis.
- Highlight key trends in automated differential analysis.