Using laser light scattering a rapid method for estimating relative counts of less deformable erythrocytes in blood samples was developed. The procedure is based on comparison of light scattering from blood cells deformed in defined shear stress and blood cells at rest, respectively.
© 1982 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: June 5, 1982
Published: December 1, 1982
J. Plasek and T. Marik, "Determination of undeformable erythrocytes in blood samples using laser light scattering," Appl. Opt. 21, 4335-4338 (1982)