Early diagnosis of leukemia in a child with Down syndrome

A 4-year-old child with Down syndrome came to the Albert Schweitzer Hospital in Dordrecht for a routine check-up with his pediatrician. In our lab, blood cell counts showed a normal hemoglobin level (7.4 mmol/L; 11.9 g/dL), mild thrombo-cytopenia (platelet count 98 x 109/L) and a normal leukocyte count. Morphological analysis of the peripheral blood smear ...


Collaboration with Equalis

CellaVision Proficiency Software to be used for external quality assessment of hematology analyses. CellaVision has signed an agreement with Equalis, the Swedish organization for external quality assurance of laboratory tests in health care. Equalis has chosen to invest in CellaVision new quality assurance program for differential counts of cells in blood and other body fluids, ...


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