Hematology lab test
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_____WBC counts are sign of infection, increased in certain types of leukemia.
_____ WBC counts (leukopenia) are sign of bone marrow disease, _____ spleen, viral infection, certain anemias, diabetes, and associated with _____ infection
Red blood cell RBC):erythrocytes
Most _____ type of blood cells and principal means of delivering ______ to body tissue via blood.
Blood diseases: anemias, sickle cell anemia; _____, pernicious anemia, _____
Polycythemia Vera: _____ in RBC; associated with Hodgkin disease; _____, and severa diarrhea
- Aplastic anemia;
Hemoglobin (Hgb): amount of oxygen-carrying _____ contained within the RBCs.
High Hgb: occur as a result of lung disease, living at high _____ or _____ bone marrow production of blood cells.
Low Hgb or (Hematocrit: Hct) suggests anemia
Hct (hematocrit) or Pack Cell Volume
Proportion of blood that is occupied by _____.
Determined by centrifuging the ______in a capillary tube aka(Hematocrit tube).
Hct gives indication of how concentrated the ___are and gives indirect impression whether patient is _____ and how relevant the measured hemoglobin level is.
Males represented higher percentage than women.
- Red cells;
Simple _____ sugar
Test measures the _____ level in the blood
High value associated with ______ before the test and _____.
Is the _____ important carbohydrate
Key source of _____.
Absorbed into bloodstream through _____.
Supply directly to fuel ______ and muscles the rest store as _____ and glycogen.
- Intestinal wall;
Prothrombin time (PT)
Test used to determine the _____ tendency of blood.
Test check for low levels of _____.
Prothrombin is a _____ made by the liver.
If the clotting time is abnormal, itmay indicate the liver isn't making enough _____ proteins.
- Vitamin K;
Platelet (thrombocytes) counts:
The _____ type of blood type that play a ____ role in blood clotting.
When bleeding occurs platelets _____, clumping together and form a sticky plug to help stop the _____.
Too few platelets result in ____ bleeding.
Too many platelets result in high risk blood clotting in vessels.
Involved in atherosclerosis.
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