Figure 6-8.Counting chambers.
carefully add additional fluid until properly
Place the hemacytometer (figure 6-8) on the
microscope. Use the low-power lens to
locate the five small fields (1, 2, 3, 4, and 5)
in the large center square bounded by
the double or triple lines. Each field
measures 1/25 mm2, 1/10 mm in depth,
and is divided into 16 smaller squares.
These smaller squares form a grid that
makes accurate counting possible.