Clin Path, E1/1

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Clin Path, E1/1
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2011-08-21 21:30:20
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Clin Path, E1/1
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  1. Anticoag in Purple Top
    EDTA
  2. Anticoag in Red Top
    None
  3. Anticoag in Green Top
    Li-Heparine
  4. Anticoag in Grey Top
    Fl-Oxalate (BG)
  5. Anticoag in Blue Top
    Na-Citrate (coag)
  6. Venipuncture site for pigs:
    Ant Vena Cava
  7. Venipuncture site for rabbits:
    Ear
  8. Venipuncture site for Birds:
    Wing Vein
  9. Venipuncture site for Inguanas:
    Tail Vein
  10. What lab tests must be evaulated immediately?
    • Ammonia
    • Acid-Base
  11. Blood for CBC can be stored at 4* for...
    2-3 Days
  12. How long until RBC's begin to swell? What does this affect?
    • >24 hrs
    • PCV
    • MCV
    • Electrolytes (leach out)
  13. What causes hemolysis (7)?
    • Water
    • Vacuum
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Excitation/fear
    • Poor collection/Handling
    • Delay in seperation
    • Exposure to warm/cold temps (esp >48hrs post)
  14. Effects of hemolysis:
    • Dec RBC
    • Dec. PCV
    • Impossible MCHC (>40)
    • Elev. K
    • Elev. Ph
    • Dec. Na
    • Dec. Cl
    • Dec. BG
    • (No Change to HGB)
  15. Fluids & Lavages should be placed in...
    EDTA + Sterilin Tube
  16. Special requirements of CSF aspirates:
    Must read w/in 2-3 hours (no protein available to cells)
  17. Predictive Value determines...
    • ...how well a test performs in a population
    • Depends on Sens. & Specificity

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