The HemoCue® WBC System

Determine White Blood Cell Counts

Based on HemoCue’s proven, reliable microcuvette technology, the HemoCue® WBC System brings you the unique benefit of determining total white blood cell counts right at the point-of-care. In just three minutes, you have results with the same quality as those from a central laboratory.
HemoCue WBC Analyzer

Key Features:

  • Lab-quality results within 3 minutes
  • CLIA Moderately Complex point-of-care device
  • Capillary or venous samples

Accuracy for Confident Decisions:

  • Factory calibration with no further calibration needed
  • Built-in self-test
  • Blood-based liquid controls available

Three Simple Steps:

HemoCue WBC Step1 - fill cuvette
HemoCue WBC step2 - place cuvette in analyzer
HemoCue WBC step 3 - view results

Accurate White Blood Cell Counts When You Need Them:

HemoCue WBC Test Accuracy chart
Single replicate on the HemoCue® WBC System and the mean of duplicate on the comparative method are presented in the plots. Validation studies are performed according to the CLSI Document EP9-A2.1
Each point on the diagram represents an actual HemoCue® WBC System test result. The closer to the line, the more closely related the result is to the comparative method.

HemoCue® WBC System

Principle Imaging system characterizing white cells that are stained and counted
Calibration Factory calibrated; needs no further calibration
Sample Material Capillary or venous (EDTA) whole blood
Sample Volume ~10 µL
Measuring Time  within 3 minutes
Measurement Range  0.3-30.0 × 109/L (300-30000/mm3, 300-30000/μL)
Device Dimensions 7.05×5.24×4.76 in (179×133×121 mm)
Weight 1.32 lbs.  (600 g), with batteries installed
Temp Ranges Analyzer Storage 32-122°F (0-50°C)
Microcuvette Storage 59-95°F (15-35°C)
<90% non-condensing humidity; short-term storage (four weeks, unopened) 32-122 °F (0-50 °C), <90% non-condensing humidity; three-month open vial stability
Analyzer Operation 59-95°F (15-35°C)
Quality Control Built-in self-test; three levels of liquid controls available
Cable AC Adapter
Batteries 6 AA batteries
Interface Printer and PC
Prop 65 Warning Warning: Cancer and Reproductive Harm -

* Refer to your local or regulatory agency for any external control requirements.

1  HemoCue® WBC System Operating Manual 903001 190129

Answers Right When you Need Them

Immediate WBC counts can mean the difference between waiting and taking action at the point-of-care. The HemoCue® WBC System helps you move from assessment to treatment within minutes rather than hours or days.
Pediatrics Nurse with HemoCue WBC analyzer

HemoCue® WBC System

HemoCue WBC cuvettes


160 HemoCue® Hb WBC System microcuvettes. See storage and expiration details in the system specifications section above. Only for use with the HemoCue® Hb WBC System. 

Product Item: 113003

HemoCue Cleaner Plus for WBC Analyzer

HemoCue® Cleaner Plus

Set of 5 individually packaged cleaners. Constructed of polyurethane foam sponge, covered by microfiber fabric and pre-saturated with a cleaning solution. Designed for cleaning the optronic unit of the HemoCue® WBC Analyzer.

Product Item: 139130

Mesoft wipes

Mesoft Wipes

4x4 inches. Non-woven material, cost-effective to traditional cotton gauze.  Superior absorption capacity, low fiber release. Highly absorbent so you need fewer swabs and sponges.

Product Item: 139141

sharps container

Sharps Container

Made of puncture-resistant polypropylene to meet or exceed industry standards Horizontal drops allow full utilization of capacity to the fill-line. Translucent lid for quick visual identification of fill level. Locking lid allows safe transport. 1 qt. capacity. Do not reuse.

Product Item: 586904

1.8mm lancets

Safety Lancets

Box of 100 sterile safety lancets. 1.8mm incision ideal for infants and children.  Optimizes sampling technique and increases the chance of obtaining a correct sample value.

Product Item: SLN200

2.2mm lancets

Safety Lancets

Box of 100 sterile safety lancets. 2.2mm incision optimizes sampling technique and increases the chance of obtaining a correct sample value.

Product Item: SLN240

2.25mm lancets

Safety Lancets

Box of 200 sterile safety lancets. 2.25mm incision optimizes sampling technique and increases the chance of obtaining a correct sample value.

Product Item: 130148

2.8mm lancets

Safety Lancets

Box of 100 sterile safety lancets. 2.8mm incision ideal for finger and heel target areas. Optimizes sampling technique and increases the chance of obtaining a correct sample value.

Product Item: SLN300

HemoCue® WBC System

HemoCue WBC Controls

R&D HC WBC Control -
3 pack

R&D HC WBC Control is a tri-level control used to monitor values obtained from a HemoCue® WBC analyzer. Closed vial stability of 105 days;  open vial stability is  30 days.

View MSDS here.

Product Item: WBC00S

HemoCue® WBC System

HemoCue printer

Martel® Printer

The Martel® printer can be used to print results from the HemoCue® Hb 201+ Analyzer, HemoCue® Hb 301 Analyzer, HemoCue® WBC Analyzer and HemoCue® Albumin 201 Analyzer. Comes with power adapter, four (4) rechargeable NiMH AA batteries, connection cable and instructions for use.

Product Item: 130662

HemoCue AC power adapter

AC Power Adapter

AC Adapter; U.S. Standard. Works with all HemoCue devices except DM models and HemoCue® Hb 801 System.

Product Item: HCADAPT

Service and Support That Won’t Slow You Down.
Only from HemoCue.

From everyday questions to optimizing your HemoCue experience, we aim to provide the best support at every turn. We support every product we offer, and no one knows our products better than the HemoCue OnCue Support experts. One call is all it takes to get answers fast—no getting bounced around and no empty promises. That’s our commitment to you.
  • Live customer service and technical support located at HemoCue America in California
  • Extensive in-field and virtual support from your HemoCue representative
  • Comprehensive online education programs and competency reviews

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A HemoCue representative will be happy to contact you directly to answer your questions about the HemoCue® WBC System.