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Blood born pathogens are?
Viruses passed by blood.
Abbreviation for blood born pathogen?
BBP
Phlebotomy Means?
To puncture a vein, in order to draw blood
In Greek, Phlebotomy means:
"To cut a vein" Phleb = Vein Otomy = to cut/incision
Point of care testing is?
Testing done at a patients home bedside
Abbreviation for Point of care testing:
POCT
What is it when you are looking at how someone acts, with body language?
Kinesics
What is it when you are in someones personal space?
Proxemics
A test for the study of clots (coagulation)?
Prothrobin time (PT)
What does the testing in partial thromboplastin time (PTT) contain?
Heparin
What are grouping of tests that are for the same thing?
Panels
What does CBC stand for?
Complete Blood Count
What are the 5 main tests in a CBC?
- Hematocrit (Hct)
- Hemoglobin (Hgb)
- Red Blood Cell Count (RBC)
- White Blood Cell Count (WBC)
- Platelet count (Plt Ct)
What does a microculture tell us?
It tells us what type of bacteria is causing trouble
What is done on everything that enters the microbiology department?
Culture and Sensitivity (C&S)
How is Venipuncture done?
By puncturing a vein, in order to draw blood.
What is the difference between Medicare and Medicaid?
Aid helps financially. Care, helps medically
Hematology is the study of?
Blood
Clinical Laboratory Services do what?
Perform tests on patient specimens
What does the Microbiology department test?
They analyze body fluids and tissues for presence of microorganisms.
What test is primarily used on all samples in microbiology?
Culture and Sensitivity (C&S)
Which department prepares blood products to be used for patient transfusions?
Blood Bank / Immunohematology