Hematology and Coagulation


Learning Lab for Medical Laboratory Scientists

Author information
Giuseppe Lippi, MD
Dr Lippi disclosed no conflict of interest

Learning objectives:

  • Describe laboratory automation
  • Describe blood cell count
  • Explain automated hematology analyzers
  • Explain the Coulter principle
  • Describe flow cytometry
  • Understand Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA)-dependent pseudothrombocytopenia
  • Define anemia
  • Identify reference ranges
  • Describe reticulocyte counting
  • Understand digital imaging