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Hematology MLT
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07/07/2010

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The study of blood
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Hematology
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Method for controlling infection in which all blood and certain body fluids are treated as if infected
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Universal precautions(Standards)
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Blood and body fluids of patients that are considered potentially infectious
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Blood-borne pathogens
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Puncturing of a vein(Phlebotomy)
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Venipuncture
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RBC, Contains HGB

 

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Erythrocyte
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WBC, Defend against viral and bacterial infections
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Leukocyte
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PLT, function in blod clot formation
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Thrombocyte
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The liquid part of blood, consisting of a clear, straw colored fluid that makes up 55% of the total blood volume. CONTAINS FIBRINOGEN!!
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Plasma
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The clear, straw-colored part of the blood (Plasma) that remains after the solid elements and the clotting factor fibrinogen have been removed. FIBRIN IS PREVENTED FROM FORMING.
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Serum
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Works with PLT's to form clots
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Fibrinogen
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A substance that inhibits clotting
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Anticoagulant
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The breakdown of erythrocytes with the release of hemoglobin into the plasma; Destruction of RBC's
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Hemolysis
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An increase in the concentration of the nonfilterable blood components such as RBC's, enzymes, iron and calcium as a result of a decrease in the fluid content of the blood
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Hemoconcentration
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Weakened immune system
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Immunocompromise
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A microscope slide made from a drop of blood that allows the cells to be examined microscopically
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Peripheral Blood smear
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Stain with more than one color 
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Polychromatic  stain
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The engulfing and destruction of foreign particles, such as bacteria, by special cells called phagocytes
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Phagocytosis
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Bodies way of saying that they need a certain type of cell
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Colony stimulating factor
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A substance capable of combining with ana antigen, resulting in an antigen-antibody reaction
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A substance capable of stimulating the formation of antibodies
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Antigen
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Creation/development of blood cells
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Hematopoiesis
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Sherical organelles that contain enzymes (Acid hydrolases) that breaks up endocytized materials and cellular debris
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Lysosomes
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The components of cells that make proteins from amino acids
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Ribosome
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A catagory of WBC characterized by the presence of granules in their cytoplasm
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Granulocyte
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Cells from which cells are formed by natural processes
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Precursor cells
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Blood and body fluids of patients are considered potentially infectious for...
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HIV

HBV

Other blood-borne pathogens

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Universal precautions protect...
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Non-intact skin

Mucus membranes

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The single most important step to prevent spread of disease
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Hand washing
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Responsible for establishing and enforcing safety and health standards in the workplace
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OSHA
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Formed elements make up what percentage of the blood?

 

What percent is fluid portion?

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45%    

 

55%

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