Manual WBC count

This course will explain you how white blood cells can be counted manually; as well in blood samples, as in spinal fluid. This basic technique is still used in most low-resource settings.

At the end of this course, you will be able to: 

  1. prepare a sample for white blood cell counting
  2. use different types of counting chambers
  3. perform the necessary calculations to obtain a correct count
  4. explain how quality assurance can be introduced for WBC counting

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