52. Point-Of-Care Hematology Assays

  1. Kandice Kottke-Marchant MD, PhD2,3,4 and
  2. Bruce H. Davis MD5
  1. Albert Huisman PhD

Published Online: 8 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444398595.ch52

Laboratory Hematology Practice

Laboratory Hematology Practice

How to Cite

Huisman, A. (2012) Point-Of-Care Hematology Assays, in Laboratory Hematology Practice (eds K. Kottke-Marchant and B. H. Davis), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444398595.ch52

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Institute, Cleveland, OH, USA

  2. 3

    Department of Pathology, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Cleveland, OH, USA

  3. 4

    Hemostasis and Thrombosis, Department of Clinical Pathology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA

  4. 5

    Trillium Diagnostics, LLC, Bangor, ME, USA

Author Information

  1. University Medical Center Utrecht, Department of Clinical Chemistry and Haematology, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 10 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405162180

Online ISBN: 9781444398595



  • point-of-care testing;
  • POC;
  • complete blood count;
  • CBC;
  • hemoglobin;
  • white blood cell count;
  • red blood cell count;
  • platelet count


This chapter describes point-of-care (POC) testing with special reference to the complete blood count (CBC) including recent guidelines, POC testing for hemoglobin concentration and hematocrit, and POC testing for the CBC.