aHUS, atypical haemolytic uraemic syndrome

APC, allophycocyanin

BSA, bovine serum albumin

BC, Beckman Coulter

BD, Becton Dickinson

CST, Cytometer Setup and Tracking

DAF, decay-accelerating factor

FACS, fluorescence-activated cell sorting

FCM, flow cytometry measurement

FITC, fluorescein isothiocyanate

FLAER, fluorescent aerolysin

FS, forward scatter

GPI, glycosylphosphatidylinositol

LDH, lactate dehydrogenase

Log, logarithmic scale

MIRL, membrane inhibitor of reactive lysis

PBA, phosphate-buffered saline containing albumin

PBS, phosphate-buffered saline

PC, phycoerythrin cyanine

PE, phycoerythrin

PIG-A, phosphatidylinositol glycan class A

PMT, photomultiplier tube

PNH, paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria

RBC, red blood cell

SS, side scatter

WBC, white blood cell