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  • n. A device used to count the number of blood cells in a volume of blood

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as hematocytometer.


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  • However, loading a hemocytometer is a tedious task and variability in user technique can impact the accuracy and precision of results.

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  • For those of you with a little extra money to spend—around $200 to $400—a used microscope and hemocytometer will allow you to check the condition and exact viability of your yeast.


  • A hemocytometer is simply a microscope slide with a microscopic grid calibrated to the millionth of a milliliter.


  • After treatment, cells were trypsinized, and viable cells were counted using a hemocytometer.

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  • Cells were then observed using hemocytometer, and cells that have not internalized the dye due to active dye exclusion were counted and converted to percentage viability.

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  • Leukocytes were counted on a hemocytometer to quantify total numbers of leukocytes in the BAL fluid.

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  • The cells were collected in PBS with 10\% FCS, counted with a disposable hemocytometer

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  • Cell number and cell viability were determined with a hemocytometer and MTT assay respectively ..

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  • Currently, cells are typically counted manually under a microscope using a hemocytometer.

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  • The manual describes how to collect blood samples from adult mice and mouse pups; determine hematocrit and use a hemocytometer to count cells; and smear, fix, and stain blood films.

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