Journal of
Medical Laboratory and Diagnosis

  • Abbreviation: J. Med. Lab. Diagn.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2618
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMLD
  • Start Year: 2010

JMLD Articles in press

Article in Press

Correlating Automated IRIA ESR Analyzer and Westergreen Method for Determination of Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate

The erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR), or sedimentation rate (sed rate), is a measure of the settling of red blood cells in a tube of blood during one hour. The rate is an indication of inflammation and increases in many diseases. Westergreen method is routinely used determination of ESR, however, it requires large volume of blood and it is time consuming as it takes one hour for analysis. In order to overcome these...

Author(s):Jean Baptiste Niyibizi

Article in Press

Haematology request form, level of compliance with entry and impact on result in a tertiary health institution, Nigeria

Meticulous completion of the haematology request forms is an essential component of pre-analytical protocol that contributes to quality management of patients. Were to determine the level and adequacy of information provided when haematological investigations are requested and its impact on patient management. Requests forms submitted for haematological examinations were checked for completeness. The rate of compliancewith...

Author(s):Nwannadi Ikenna Alexander, Jombo Godwin, Onoja Michael, Alao Olusayo Olayinka and Okoli Robertson

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