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Bonewit #15

Introduction to the Clinical Laboratory - Nora Godsey

Automated method method of lab testing in which the series of steps in the test method is performed with an automated analyzer
fasting abstaining from food or fluids, except water, for a specified amount of time before the collection of a specimen
homeostasis sate in which body systems are functioning normally, & the internal environment of the body is in equilibrium; the body is in a healthy state
in vivo occuring in the living body or organism
lab testing clinical analysis & study of materials, fluids, or tissues obtained from patients to assist in diagnosis & treatment of disease
manual method method of lab testing in which the series of steps in the test method is performed by hand
plasma liquid part of the bood, consisting of a clear, yellowish fluid that compirses approx. 55% of the toatl blood volume
profile numerous lab test providing related or complementary info used to determine the health status of a patient
quality control the app. of methods to ensure that test results are reliable & valid & that errors are detected & eliminated
routine test lab test performed routinely on apparently healthy patients to assist in the early detection of disease
serum small sample of something taken to show the nature of the whole
analyte subsance that is beign identified or measured in a lab report
calibration mechanism to check the precision & accuracy of a test system, such as an automated analyzer, to determine if the system is providing accurate results; typically performed using a device called a standard
clinical diagnosis tentative diagnosis of a patient's condition obtained through evaluation of the health history & the PE, without the benefit of lab or diagnostic tests
control solution that is used to monitor a test system to ensure the reliability & accuracy of thest results
nonwaived test complex lab test that doesn't meet the CLIA criteria for waiver & is subject to the CLIA regulations
Created by: noragodsey