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.
Mannose binding protein/lectin
|Category||Immunology and PRU|
|Reporting frequency||11 days|
Possible clinical associations – Immunodeficiency and infection. Indicated in patients with recurrent infections.
Referenced: 0 to 5 yrs: 0.6 – 4.0 mg/L, >5yrs: 1.0 – 4.0 mg/L.
This test is sent away to another laboratory. All referral work has an additional four working days added to the turnaround time to allow for sample processing and reporting. This is included in the indicated turnaround time.
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