A heavy glass slide made to precise specifications and used to count cells microscopically; a counting chamber.
A special coverglass uniform thickness used with a hemacytometer.
How are blood cells routinely counted in the laboratory?
Using a hemacytometer
How is the white blood cell counting area in the hemacytometer determined?
A) count all squares
B) count the four outer corner squares
C) the counting area is determined by sample dilution
D) count the center square
A) count all the squares
The Hemacytometer (2-4)
Identify the parts of a hemacytometer. Use the correct counting pattern. Define the glossary terms.