Question: review the blog post quotautomated bloodcell analyzers can you count...
Review the blog post, "Automated blood-cell analyzers. Can you count on them to count well?". Think about your position on automated differentials versus manual differentials. Use your course knowledge and web resources guide to determine your stance on the issue. Consider the following questions and how you would make a case to laboratory administration to change procedures.
- Do the advantages of automation outweigh those of manual review?
- What criteria should be used to trigger a manual differential review after an automated result is obtained?
- What procedures and policies would ensure the most accurate results?
- How can analyzers be improved to better recognize abnormalities of the blood?