counting chamber


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counting chamber

[′kau̇nt·iŋ ‚chām·bər]
(microbiology)
An accurately dimensioned chamber in a microslide which can hold a specific volume of fluid and which is usually ruled into units to facilitate the counting under the microscope of cells, bacteria, or other structures in the fluid.
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manual cerebrospinal fluid cell counts: a work and cost analysis comparing the Sysmex XE-5000 and the Fuchs-Rosenthal manual counting chamber.
The estimated counts were compared with the counts recorded with the Neubauer counting chamber.
This retrieval seems unlikely in other methods including Coulter counter image based counters flow cytometry and counting chambers.
In both laboratories, microscopic cell counts were performed by biomedical technicians using a Fuchs-Rosenthal counting chamber (Assistent, Sondheim, Germany) after samples were stained with methyl violet acetic acid.
1] is the total oocyst count on the left side of the counting chamber, [C.
The characteristics of boar sperm were analyzed for motility by light microscopy, viability by using a Makler counting chamber and membrane integrity by a hypoosmotic swelling test (HOST).
Integral to the Auto T4 is the Cellometer disposable counting chamber made of high-quality plastic materials.
2-[micro]m FSW, stained with Lugol's iodine and enumerated with a Hausser counting chamber under 100x magnification.
In recent studies, the correlation (r) between UFC WBCs and WBCs by counting chamber was 0.
The semen is assessed under a microscope for motility and deformities and put through a counting chamber.
In terms of WBC/hpt, a study by Alwall[13] has documented very good correlation between strict quantitative counting chamber methods and quick semiquantitative estimates of spun samples under a cover slip on a slide.
A sterile swab is moistened with a wetting agent; an area of interest is swabbed; the swab is mixed with a nucleotide releasing agent in a cuvette; a luciferin-luciferase reagent is added, and the light emitted is read in a counting chamber.