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coomb's test/direct antiglobin test
used to discover the presence of antierythrocyte antibodies present in the blood of an Rh negative in woman.
complete blood count (CBC)
a series of tests performed on peripheral blood, which inexpensively screens for problems in the hematologica system as well as several other organ systems.
red blood cell count (RBC)
measurement of the amount of RBC's in 1 mm3 of peripheral blood.
white blood cell count (WBC)
measement of the amount of WBC's in 1 mm3 of peripheral blood.
hemoglobin (hgb)
concentration measurement of the hemoglobin in the peripheral blood.
hematocrit (het)
assessment of RBC percentage in the total blood volume.
white blood cell differential
measurement of the percentage of each specific type of circulating WBC's present in 1 mm3 of peripheral blood drawn for the WBC count.
platelet count
count of platelets per cubic millimeter of blood.
erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR)
test performed on the blood which measures the rate at which red blood cells settle out in a tube of unclotted blood.
reticulocyte count
measurement of the # of circulating reticulocytes.
schilling test
diagnostic analysis for pernicious anemia.
ABO
blood group (A,B,O)
ALL
acute lympathetic leukemia
AML
acute myelogenous leukemia
CBC
complete blood (cell) count
CLL
cholesterol-lowering lipid chronic lymphocytic leukemia
ESR
erythocyte sedimentation rate
HgB
hemoglobin
Hct
hematocrit
polys/segs
polymorphonuclear leukocyte, segmented neutrophils
PT
prothrombin time
PTT
partial thrombin time
RBC
red blood cell (erythrocyte)
WBC
white blood cell (leukocyte)