• patients
  • For patients who need blood transfusion, a blood count may be used to get data which would help plan an amount of treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • If the red cells are smaller or larger than normal, or if there is a lot of variation in the size of the red cells, this data can help guide the direction of further testing and expedite the diagnostic process so patients can get the treatment they need quickly. (wikipedia.org)
  • done
  • This is done by adding a diluent that lyses the cells which is then pumped into a spectro-photometric measuring cuvette. (wikipedia.org)