Reader’s Choice #10
The is an automated system that offers closed-vial sampling. It provides a 16- or 18-parameter CBC and a Coulter Histogram Differential. It uses 18 µL of whole blood in either the closed-vial or open-vial sampling mode. Results are available in less than a minute. The system features triplicate counting, patented sweep flow, continuous aperture monitoring, and extended platelet counting.
     Data management and reporting options include storage of 250 patient results, three user-definable reference ranges for high/low patient flagging and a choice of either a graphic or a ticket printer.
    Automated quality assurance functions help laboratories meet regulatory requirements with storage of three levels of quality control data, data download capability for the company’s.
Beckman Coulter
KEYWORD: analyzer, hematology