Haematology - The White Blood Cell Count


This programme demonstrates in a video lesson the procedure in determining whether there is adequate number of white blood cell in circulation. The procedure covers the description of the laboratory instruments and materials that are used in such tests.


At the end of the procedure, an observation of the test result is made and interpreted with the use of a microscope.

Author(s): George KoffuorView Details of Author
Year: 2011
Keywords: white cell count, white blood cell
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To determine whether there is adequate-number of white blood cell in circulation, a white cell count is carried out. Blood cells are traditionally expressed as the number of cell per cubic millilitre of blood.




Describe the test and test the principle.

Perform the test procedures and interpret the results.


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Haematology - The White Blood Cell Count (video)
Haematology - The White Blood Cell Count



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