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An assessment of the Coulter counter model S

Authors
  • P. H. Pinkerton
  • I. Spence
  • J. C. Ogilvie
  • W. A. Ronald
  • Patricia Marchant
  • P. K. Ray
Publication Date
Feb 01, 1970
Source
PMC
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Abstract

An assessment of the Coulter model S automatic blood counter has been carried out. The standard deviations for the haemoglobin concentration, haematocrit, red cell count, and white cell count are, respectively, ± 0·15 g/100 ml, ± 0·45%, ± 0·04 m/c mm, and ± 0·47 thous/c mm. These results are clearly more accurate than careful manual estimates, performed for comparison on the same samples. Details of the comparisons are presented. A comparison is also made with routine daily estimations.

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