(a)Identification. A calibrator for red cell and white cell counting is a device that resembles red or white blood cells and that is used to set instruments intended to count red cells, white cells, or both. It is a suspension of particles or cells whose size, shape, concentration, and other characteristics have been precisely and accurately determined.
(b)Classification. Class II (performance standards).
[45 FR 60634, Sept. 12, 1980]