ISLH Webinar:"Blast identification in the cerebrospinal fluid"


John Frater, Professor, Pathology & Immunology Section Head, Flow Cytometry, Medical Director, Laboratory Hematology, Washington University School of Medicine, President, International Society for Laboratory Hematology

""Blast identification in the cerebrospinal fluid"

Learning Objectives:

1) Name the principal methods of blast identification used in the clinical laboratory, and the advantages and disadvantages of both.

2) Describe the clinical implications of blast identification in acute myeloid leukemia compared to lymphoblastic leukemia and in adults compared to children.

3) Identify new innovations in laboratory instrumentation that may more accurately and precisely identify blasts in the CSF.

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