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What is a Pathogen?
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1) Chapter 1
Bacterium, virus, or other microorganism that can cause disease.
What is a Pathogen?
To check for low or high levels of glucose
A glucose test is usually ordered:
What is the liquid portion of a SST Tube?
Red blood cells are responsible for transport of respiratory gases (oxygen and carbon dioxide), white blood cells provide defense mechanisms for fighting foreign microorganisms entering the human organism.
What is the difference between an RBC and WBC?
What tube is used for chemistry tests?
What department determines the cause of an infection?
State of the body early in the morning, approximately 12 hours after the last ingestion of food or other nutrition
What is basal state?
When they dont need that much blood
Short draw tubes are used for what purpose?
Nerves lie close to this vein:
(EDTA, sodium citrate, heparin)
An anticoagulated specimen contains what type of additive?
American Certification Agency (ACA) American Medical Technologists (AMT) American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)
What agency certifies phlebotomists?
Platelets...are a component of blood whose function (along with the coagulation factors) is to react to bleeding from blood vessel injury by clumping, thereby initiating a blood clot
What is a thrombocyte?
Infection that infects the entire body is called:
Patient Full Legal Name (First and Last) Patient Date of Birth (DOB) Date and Time of Collection. Initials of Person Collecting the Specimen. Social Security Number (if available)
What does CLIA say about labeling specimens?
Blood loss that is life threatening is called?
Distance, displacement, speed, velocity, acceleration, force, mass, momentum, energy, work, power, etc.
An example of a vector is?
EDTA for CBC
What tube is most likely for bloodbanking?
Study of human use of space and the effects that population density has on behaviour, communication, and social interaction.
What does the term proxemics mean?
What is the most concerning when drawing on an older child?
Pertussis requires what kind of precaution?
Immediately after drawing blood
When should you label a specimen?
EDTA, other additives tubes, non additive
What is the order of draw when doing a microcollection container filled during a capillary collection?
Blood doesn't flow back properly to the heart, causing blood to pool in the veins in your legs
Which of the following could cause venous stasis?
1) Constriction of the blood vessel. 2) Formation of a temporary “platelet plug." 3) Activation of the coagulation cascade. 4) Formation of “fibrin plug” or the final clot
What are the stages of Hemostasis?
What percent of hospitalized patients aquire a nosocomial infection?
What additive is found in several stopper colors?
Current Procedural Terminology.
CPT is the abbreviation for what coding system?
A tight tourniquet will cause:
When the doctor orders the test
When does the pre-analytical phase of testing begin?
At all times
Standard precautions apply when?
Immunohematolgy is another name for what dept?
- Blood cultures -NA Citrate - clot activator RED - SST - Lithium heparin - Sodium Heparin - EDTA - NA Fluoride --> ACD solution
Order of draw
FLU INFLUENZA WHOOPING COUGH MUMPS
What diseases fall under droplet precautions?
The action of draining a person, animal, or organ of blood.
What is “Exasanguination”?
Structure of the heart
Whole blood is obtained when blood is drawn into a tube containing an anticoagulant.
What is a “whole blood” specimen?
Blood Bank collection
What is the Pink top EDTA generally used for?
Plasma is that part of the blood, which contains blood clotting agent called as fibrinogen, while serum is the fluid part of the blood and does not contain clotting agent
What is the difference between serum and plasma?