Hema Anand

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A new born with a mongoloid slant, brachycephaly and low-set ears presented at birth with a total leucocyte count of 57 x 10(3)/microL and the differential leucocyte count revealed 70% of these to be blasts. The morphology of the blasts was not characteristic of myeloid and lymphoid lineage. Cytochemistry showed myeloperoxidase (MPO), Sudan Black B (SBB),(More)
BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVE A reliable and reproducible report from a laboratory needs internal quality control within the laboratory and participation in external proficiency testing programmes (EPTP). This study conducted at the Department of Haematology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, which has been conducting an EPTP since 1992,(More)
Hemoglobin color scale (HCS) is a commercially available test to screen anaemia in the absence of laboratory based hemoglobinometry. The present study was aimed at to compare the efficacy of HCS with Sahli's method (SM) for haemoglobin estimation and to estimate its sensitivity and specificity with respect to auto analyzer as the gold standard. The study(More)
Immunophenotyping of acute leukemia is one of the most important clinical application of Flow cytometery. The aim of this work is to review recent advances in flow cytometery methods, quality control, troubleshooting and its prevention and data analysis of acute leukemia. Multiparameter flow cytometery is a useful adjunct to morphology and cytochemistry and(More)
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