A new digital platform called Scopio by Beckman Coulter has been introduced at Croydon Hospital for blood film morphology. The new platform can do a full field scan, which means that it is scanning the entire blood film, including feathery edge of the blood film, which is why it is able to look at almost all, if not all, cell types present on that particular film.
Functional Antibody Titres: Pneumococcal Serotypes*
|Category||Immunology and PRU|
|Reporting frequency||Referred (21 days)|
Possible clinical association – Immunodeficiency and infection. Indicated in patients with recurrent infections particularly if IgG and IgG subclasses concentrations are within reference range. Pre- and post vaccination (6 weeks).
*Referred to other laboratory with specialist interest in these proteins/antibodies
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