from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The counting and measuring of cells, especially the counting and analysis of cell size, morphology, and other characteristics, traditionally performed using a standardized glass slide or small glass chamber of known volume.

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  • noun biology The measurement or the counting of cells


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  • These assays are performed by flow cytometry using several comprehensive panels of monoclonal antibodies including specific markers for lymphocytes, monocytes, and granulocytes.

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  • The flow cytometry based DHR assay is used to evaluate the oxidative metabolism of phagocytes.

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  • If you want to review the science behind flow cytometry, Dr. Shannon Sovndal wrote a terrific summary of the method for back in 2004.

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  • The Immunology Lab also offersa flow cytometry based test for Hereditary Spherocytosis (HS).

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  • Like flow cytometry, gas chromatography and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry, the technologies used to detect the presence of the chemicals used in the production of plastic, are well established.

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  • The first flow cytometry machine was developed in 1953 and the technology had been effectively used by hospitals to sub-type blood groups to ensure greater compatibility with donated blood for about 30 years before it was used for other purposes by WADA.

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  • Cellular: lymphocyte proliferation, flow cytometry

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  • Immunology Laboratory: tissue biopsies, body fluids, bone marrow aspirate, and peripheral blood for flow cytometry for leukemia, lymphoma, ALPS (autoimmune lymphoproliferative disorder), and DHR (chronic granulomatous disease).


  • But even six years ago, flow cytometry was nowhere near being an infant technology.

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  • The application of flow cytometry to doping was actually pretty straightforward.

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