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Blood components are studied such as cell counts, hematocrit, hemoglobin, differential and coagulation factors.
Blood Bank, blood components are analyzed for transfusion therapy
Body fluids and substances are analyzed for the presence and quantity of chemicals such as glucose, potassium, enzymes, etc.
Serum and other body fluids are examined to detect disease through antigen-antibody reactions
The study and identification of pathogenic microorganisms. may be further divided into subspecialties
Microbiolgy subgroup study and identify pathogenic bacteria
Microbiology subgroup; Study and identify human parasites
Microbiology subgroup: Study and dentify pathogenic viruses
Gross and microscopic examination of cells and tissues to diagnose disease
Apysician (MD or DO) who has completed a pathology residency
Medical technologist
A laboratory technician who has usually completed at least a bachelors degree
Medical Laboratory Technician
A laboratory technicin who has completed one to two years of training
Hazardous Substance
Chemicals and gases
Hazard Communication Standard-- Employee right to know standard (ERTK)
Employeers must evaluate their workplace ofr existance of any hazardous agents and provide training and information to employees who are routinely exposed to such agents.
Harmful physical agents
Noise, heat and radiation
Infectious agent
bacterial, viral, fungal, parasitic, and rickettsial agents
Written ERTK program must include what provisions
1. Training outline provide to all affected employees
2. List of known hazards agents and corresponding MSDS forms
3. Labeling and warning system used in the workplace
4. Method of informing employees of the above
Material Safety Data Sheet
1. Form prepared by manufacturer that desribes a substance's physican and chemical properties, health hazards, precautions and first aid measures
2. Must be kept for each hazardous substance and easily accessible to employees
all hazardous agents must be properly labeled with the follwing information
1. Name of the hazardous substance
2. Specific hazard warnings
3. Name and address of manufacturere
Bloodborne pathogens
disease causing microorganisms that may be prsent in blood or body fluids, principally hepatitis B virus (HBV), and Human immunodefiencey virus (HIV)