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Hematology
The study of the formed cellular elements of the blood
Blood Cell Types
RBC,WBC,PLT's
Most common fluid analyzed in hematology section ?
Plasma
Collection Tube used most frequently in Hematology?
Lavender
CBC
Typically has several parameters that are created from an automated cell counter.
Eosinophil count

Determines the number Eosinophils in blood or nasal secretions.


(elevated in allergies or parasitic infections)

Kleinhauer-Betke
Measures fetal maternal bleeding for Rh immune globulin administration.
Osmotic Fragility
Determines the ability of red blood cells to absorb liquid without lysing
Body Fluid analysis
Determines the number of cells in various body fluids
Factor Assays

Detects factor deficiencies that prolong coagulation
Leukocyte esterase
White Blood Cells present in the urine will react with this enzyme. The presence of white blood cells in the urine suggests a urinary tract infection.
Urine Sediment
The Microscopic examination of the urine identifies the presence of casts, cells, bacteria, crystals, yeast and parasites.
Glucose is normally found in the urine
False
Nitrate
Normally negative, this usually indicates a urinary tract infection.
Hemostasis
The process in which the body stops bleeding