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ACT-
activiated coagulation time
procedure tests the activity of the intrinsic coagulation factors and is used to monitor heparin therapy
aerobic
with oxygen
agglutination
antibody reaction that cased clumping
anaerobic
without oxygen
analyte
general term for a sustance undergoing analysis
anitmicrobial therapy
use of chemical susstance to kill or stop the growth of microorganisms
autologous
process by which a person donates blood for his or her own use
bacteremia
bacteria in the blood
BT-
bleeding time
time required for blood to stop flowing from a standard insision
chain of custody
special protocol for forensic speimens that must be strictly followed, requires documentation that the specimen is accounted for at all times
compatibility
able to be mixed together with favorable results such as blood transfusions
ex-vivo
outside the body
fuo
fever of unknown origin
GTT-
glucose tolerance test
used to diagnose carbohydrate metabolism problems
HMT
heprin management test
lookback
federally required traceable of all components of blood units to be able to notify recipients when blood products is positive for transimissible disease
peak level
screens for drug toxicity
POCT-
point of care testing
alternate site testing
PP-
post prandial
after a meal
septicemia
blood poisoning or pathogenic bacteria in the blood
skin antisepsis
destruction of inhibition of multiplication fo microorganisms ont he skin through use of anit speptics or germicides
TDM-
therapeutic drug monitoring
used by doctors to determine an effective drug dosage and to manage invidual patient drug treatment
trough level
monitoring to ensure that levels of drug stay within the therapeutic range
WBG
whole blood group