Skip to content

New rapid flow cytometric method for the enumeration of nucleated red blood cells

by Tomohiro Tsuji, Takashi Sakata, Yukio Hamaguchi, Fu Sheng Wang, Berend Houwen
Cytometry ()
Get full text at journal

Abstract

Nucleated red blood cells (NRBC) in blood specimens compromise the automated white blood cell (WBC) count on most hematology analyzers. This makes it necessary to correct the WBC count by subtracting separately counted NRBC by manual microscopy. In addition, it is clinically important to establish the non-physiological presence of NRBC in blood specimens because of their association with significant hematological and non-hematological disease. Unfortunately, manual microscopic methods lack sensitivity, specificity and reproducibility required for both.

Author-supplied keywords

Cite this document (BETA)

Readership Statistics

7 Readers on Mendeley
by Discipline
 
57% Medicine and Dentistry
 
29% Agricultural and Biological Sciences
 
14% Engineering
by Academic Status
 
43% Researcher
 
14% Other
 
14% Lecturer
by Country
 
14% United States

Sign up today - FREE

Mendeley saves you time finding and organizing research. Learn more

  • All your research in one place
  • Add and import papers easily
  • Access it anywhere, anytime

Start using Mendeley in seconds!

Sign up & Download

Already have an account? Sign in