Performance Evaluation of Hematology Analyser Sysmex KX â€“ 21 for Platelet and WBC Count
Objective: To evaluate the performance of Sysmex KX – 21 for the estimation of Platelet and WBC count in comparison with microscopy.
Study Design: It is prospective cohort study.
Place and Duration: It was conducted in the Patho-logy department, Allama Iqbal Medical College, from 7th Oct. 2009 to 6th Nov. 2009.
Materials and Methods: Out of the total 1500 samp-les, 1458 (97%) samples after exclusions were finally evaluated for the study. On each sample, automated blood cell count was performed using Sysmex KX – 21 and the results were compared by peripheral smear examination for Platelet count, WBC count and its dif-ferential. The samples were from Medicine, Pediatrics and Oncology wards only.Results: Out of 1458 samples, WBC count of 1452 (99.5%) samples matched the total count on peripheral smear examination. 06 (0.5%) samples showed spur-ious WBC count due to the presence of nucleated
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