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What is a leucocyte count above normal called?
What are the symptoms of Leucocytosis
Infection or inflammation
When rapid infusion happens, what happens to the hematocrit?
What happens to the HCT in dehydration?
It is elevated
If platelet count is 30,000, what does the nurse watch for?
What is given to hemophiliacs to stop acute bleeding?
What is Bence Jones protein test
When urine protein is elevated, and suggest multiple myeloma, a Bence-Jones proteins test may be ordered.
What is ITP?
Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura. caused by increased platelet destruction by immune system.
What is RH factor
Rh incompatibility RhoGAM, are now used to prevent problems if mom is RH - and baby is RH +
2 samples from different people are tested in a laboratory for compatibility
Bone marrow aspiration
nserting a special needle into a bone & withdrawing the marrow by suction
Schilling test? what is it
The Schilling test is used to determine whether Vitamin B12 is absorbed normally by the body.
What is the Paul Bunnell test
agglutination test for two antibodies in the blood that indicate infection with the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV).
What is ESR or Sed rate?
Erythrocyte sedimentation rate
ESR (erythrocyte sedimentation rate) is a nonspecific screening test for various diseases. This 1-hour test measures the distance that red blood cells settle
What is INR?
Internationalized ratio -
clotting time of blood