Accession Number : AD0735703

Title :   Use of the Model F Coulter Counter for Goat Erythrocyte Counts.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept. Nov 68-Jun 69,

Corporate Author : EDGEWOOD ARSENAL MD

Personal Author(s) : Haight,Everett A. ; Hutton,Gary M. ; Fairchild,David G.

Report Date : NOV 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : A method was devised for using the model F Coulter Counter for counting goat erythrocytes, which are smaller and more numerous than those of humans. Blood samples were taken from 25 goats, and the cells were counted using 100- and 70-micron aperature tubes. A visual count also was made of a portion of each sample. The results were analyzed statistically to determine which aperture would produce the most accurate and reproducible results when compared with the manual counts. It was found that counts obtained with the 100-micron aperature tube were not significantly different from the manual counts. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*BLOOD COUNTS, INSTRUMENTATION), ERYTHROCYTES, COUNTING METHODS, GOATS, TEST METHODS

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE