Estimation of Haemoglobin Concentration

Overview

In this programme, the estimation of haemoglobin concentration is demonstrated in a video lesson. It describes the procedure in using the haemometer, a kit for determining haemoglobin and other laboratory tools in preparing a standard dilution.

 

Understanding the test procedure is critical to the interpretation of the test results.

Author(s): George KoffuorView Details of Author
Year: 2011
Keywords: haemoglobin concentration, haemoglobin, haemometer
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Introduction

 

The Haemometer "ASSISTENT" consists of a glass standard matched to acid haematin corresponding to a normal 20µl of the 14grams Hb/100ml blood. A graduation tube and a pipette provide the means of preparing a standard dilution.

 

Objectives

 

Describe the test and test the principle.

Perform the test procedures and interpret the results.

 

Lesson Content

Estimation of Haemoglobin Concentration (video)
Estimation of Haemoglobin Concentration

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