Abnormal cells, band forms, and reactive lymphocytes are easily detected and numbers estimated when the slide is scanned by an expert.
We have one that reads: "Automated differentials may not always detect band forms, reactive lymphocytes, or abnormal cells.
9] cells/L with 36% neutrophils, 10% band forms, and 33% lymphocytes.
9] cells/L, with 13% neutrophils, 1% band forms, and 79% lymphocytes.
9] cells/L, with 71% neutrophils, 5% band forms, and 18% lymphocytes.