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Our blog is created for laboratory professionals with a particular interest in hematology and digital cell morphology. Our aim is to inform, educate and inspire in equal measures - by highlighting interesting articles, sharing interesting patient cases and cell images, and presenting inspiring success stories from our community of CellaVision-users from around the world.

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Cell Case #18

This Cell Case presents a 45 year old male. He was admitted to the emergency ward with dizziness and dyspnoe d'effort.


The CellaVision Blog is back!

After a long period of inactivity, we're delighted to announce that the CellaVision Blog is making a comeback. The absence of new posts has certainly not been caused by a lack of exciting things to share; in fact, it’s quite the opposite. CellaVision has had an outstanding year and our team has had their hands ...


Don’t miss the chance to see our two new products at ISLH

CellaVision is strengthening our market-leading portfolio with two new products: CellaVision DM9600 and CellaVision Advanced RBC Application. The two products will be introduced to the market as part of CellaVision's attendance at the ISLH Congress, held this week in The Hague.     The CellaVision DM9600 system is a replacement instrument for our flagship product, ...


Smudge cells – include or exclude?

Increased focus is placed on the importance of smudge cells in connection with certain types of diagnoses. A number of articles explore this subject and according to the article Percentage of Smudge Cells on Routine Blood Smear Predicts Survival in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia the writers suggest that the number of smudge cells may have important biologic correlations ...


Season’s Greetings

As this year draws to a close, we would like to wish all our readers a great Holiday Season and a Happy New Year. This year CellaVision has chosen to support Hand in Hand - a great organisation dedicated to reducing poverty through sustainable job and business creation. We would also like to thank you for your ...


Study: Atypical CLL Identified by Digital Microscopy

Using digital imaging to identify patients with atypical CLL (aCLL) is feasible, economical, and may provide clinically relevant prognostic information at diagnosis and during periodic monitoring according to a new study by Steven Marionneaux at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY. Steven Marionneaux is Manager at the Clinical Hematology Laboratories, Memorial Sloan Kettering ...


Diagnosis mystery cells case #17: Burkitt’s Lymphoma

We are glad to see that you are sharing your suggestions despite the limited information we could present for this case. The patient was diagnosed with Burkitt’s Lymphoma, a cancer of the lymphatic system that has an especially high incidence in equatorial Africa among children 3 to 16 years of age. The disease is characterized by ...


Mystery cells, case #17

Mystery cells case #17 presents a CSF sample of an unknown patient. The sample was analyzed using the CellaVision Body Fluid Application. Based on the image below, what diagnosis do you think was given?


Awarded for its contribution to the laboratory medicine industry

CellaVision is this year's winner of PhotonicSweden's industry award for its contribution to the laboratory medicine industry due to its technology strength within the field of Optics and Photonics and successful business development. The award is a great tribute to our CellaVision team! The jury's motivation: CellaVision is the world leader in digital microscopy used ...


A rare cell with both eosinophilic and basophilic granules

While running a routine cell image check we stumbled across this odd looking cell. Among all the thousands of cells we have in our digital cell library this was the only one looking like this. For us this was quite a rare finding. Have you seen cells looking like this?


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