Automated cerebrospinal fluid cytology: limitations and reasonable applications.

  title={Automated cerebrospinal fluid cytology: limitations and reasonable applications.},
  author={Herwig M. Strik and Hilmar Luthe and Ingelore Nagel and Bettina Ehrlich and Mathias Bahr},
  journal={Analytical and quantitative cytology and histology},
  volume={27 3},
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the precision and clinical applicability of the Bayer ADVIA 120 cytometer (Bayer Healthcare, Fernwald, Germany) for cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) cell count and differentiation. STUDY DESIGN One hundred six analyses of CSF from 98 patients by the ADVIA 120 were compared with routine cell count and microscopic differentiation. Correlation coefficients were calculated. RESULTS In general, the total cell counts of both methods correlated well. The best correlations were seen… CONTINUE READING


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