cytocentrifuge

cytocentrifuge

designed for hypocellular fluids; it spins at lower speeds and has more gradual acceleration and deceleration than normal centrifuges. Some are able to deposit cells directly onto a slide for examination.
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Liquidbased cervical-cell collection with brushes and wooden spatulas: a comparison of 100 conventional smears from high-risk women to liquid-fixed cytocentrifuge slides, demonstrating a cost-effective, alternative monolayer slide preparation method.
Neutrophils were counted in cytocentrifuge preparations (Cytospin 3; Shandon Scientific, Cheshire, UK) stained with Diff-Quik stain (Baxter Diagnostics, McGaw Park, IL, USA).
The optional Cytopro rotor makes each Aerospray a full-featured cytocentrifuge.
Filter and cytocentrifuge preparations of urine specimens of the 3 patients were studied and all the cases displayed numerous scattered aggregates or single tumour cells in an inflammatory background.
Cerebrospinal fluid biochemistry was normal, without detectable cells, based on cytocentrifuge analysis.
Total white blood cells (WBC) count was performed by using an automatic counter (ABX Micros 60), and differential cell counts were carried out on cytocentrifuge slides (Cytospin 3; Shandon Southern Products, Astmoore, United Kingdom), stained by the panotic dye and analyzed by optical microscopy.
This has resulted in higher-quality tissue cassettes, more aggressive utilization of cell blocks and cytocentrifuge spin preparations, and preemptive cutting of unstained slides at primary processing of tissue.
The CSF was cytocentrifuged (Thermo Scientific Shandon Cytospin 4 Cytocentrifuge, UK) at 1500 rpm for five minutes.
Cytocentrifuge preparations were examined to obtain differential cell counts.
The cell pellet was resuspended in PBS, counted by a haemocytometer chamber and cytospin preparations were made using a Shandon cytocentrifuge.
Smears were made in a cytocentrifuge and stained with May-Geimsa and examined at 400X for the differential cell count (DLC).