R&D Systems now offers CBC-XE, a tri-level, whole blood control designed for use on the Sysmex XE-2100TM, XT-2000iTM, and XT-1800iTM hematology analyzers. The control is a 5-part differential control that includes reticulocytes, and is supplied in a bar-coded 4.5 mL tube with a pierceable cap for automated sampling. The packages are available in both a tri-level and bi-level pack and feature 15-day, open-vial and 75-day, closed-vial stability. Additionally, the company provides disks for assay value uploading.

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