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.
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Target for monitoring control of diabetes (NICE):
48mmol/mol: good control
49 – 58mmol/mol: interpret in relation to individualised target
58mmol/mol: poor control
Target for diagnosis of Type2 diabetes (WHO 2011):
48mmol/mol: diagnostic for diabetes if symptomatic
42-47mmol/mol: high risk for diabetes
41mmol/mol: diabetes unlikely (but not excluded)
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