Cell thrombocyte / platelet counting with the PC100

4 Steps for platelet counting with the PC100

STEP 1

TAKE BLOOD

Take a venous blood sample. 20μl of blood is sufficient for a whole blood measurement.

Draw venous blood

PREPARE PRP

Prepare PRP. 10μl of PRP is sufficient for a PRP measurement.

STEP 2

PREPARE SAMPLE

Use a pipette to add the blood sample or PRP to the reagent Eppendorf cup to lyse the red blood cells. Wait for 5 minutes.

Eppendorf cup

STEP 3

FILL SLIDE

Fill both chambers of the PC100 disposable counting slide using a pipette. Load the slide into the PC100 Platelet Counter. Start measurement.

Disposable Counting Slide

STEP 4

ANALYZE RESULTS

The PC100 Platelet Counter measures the concentration and reports the result in platelets/nl.

Platelet counter software application

Platelet counting using venous blood

Quick overview how to make a measurement using venous blood.