Performance evaluation of the white cell precursor channel on the Sysmex XN hematology analyzer in HIV specimens.

@article{Schapkaitz2018PerformanceEO,
  title={Performance evaluation of the white cell precursor channel on the Sysmex XN hematology analyzer in HIV specimens.},
  author={Elise Schapkaitz and Phoyisile Khoza},
  journal={Journal of clinical laboratory analysis},
  year={2018},
  volume={32 4},
  pages={e22335}
}
BACKGROUND Automated hematology analyzers generate white blood cell (WBC) suspect flags to indicate smears requiring manual review. In a human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) patient population with a high frequency of abnormal specimens, the usefulness of these flags depends on their sensitivity and specificity. The white cell precursor (WPC) channel on the… CONTINUE READING