- The usefulness of blast flags on the Sysmex XE-5000 is questionableHeidi Eilertsen
Division of Diagnostics and Technology, Akershus University Hospital, Lorenskog, Norway
Am J Clin Pathol 139:633-40. 2013..73). Based on the observed low performances, we question the usefulness of the Q value as a predictor of blasts and whether a blast flag reported by the XE-5000 is sufficient as a criterion for performing a microscopic review...