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PE Ch 11

Phlebotomy Essentials Ch 11

ACT activated clotting time
aerobic with air or able to live only in the presence of oxygen
anaerobic without air or able to live without oxygen
ARD antimicrobial removal device
autologous donating blood for one's own use
BAC blood alchohol concentration
Bacteremia bacteria in the blood
BNP cardiac hormone produced in response to pressure overload
BT platelet function test
Chain of custody detailed documentation for forensic specimens collections
Compatibility ability to be mixed together without unfavorable effects
CRP nonspecific marker for inflammation
EQC instrument's electronic QC check
ETOH abbreviation for ethanol
FAN fastidious antimicrobial neutralization
FUO fever of unknown origin
GTT test used to diagnose carbohydrate metabolism problems
HCG hormone detected with POCT pregnancy test
hypoglycemia decreased blood sugar levels
hyperkalemia increased blood potassium
hypernatremia increased blood sodium levels
iCa2+ ionized form of calcium
INR standardized form of PT results
K+ the mineral potassium
lactate level of this analyte marks severity of metabolic acidosis
lookback requires blood unit components to be traceable to the donor
lysis rupturing, as in the bursting of a red blood cell
NIDA National Institute on Drug Abuse
peak level highest serum drug concentration anticipated
POCT testing performed at the patient's side
PP after a meal
septicemia microorganism and toxins in the blood
TDM drug level testing collected at specific times
TGC intensive insulin therapy to control glucose levels
TnI specific heart muscle protein showing elevation in 3 to 6 hours
trough levels lowet serum drug concentration expected
septicemia microbes in the bloodstream
paternity test test to identify the father
tolerance capacity to endure without ill effects
toxicology study of poisons
glycosylated sugar chemically link to protein
postprandial after eating
Zephiran CL (benzalkonium Chloride) skin antiseptic used for blood alcohol specimen collection
polycythemia diesease involving the body's overproduction of RBC's
hemochromatosis disease characterized by excess iron deposits in the tissues
CLSI organization that develops sstandards for specimen handling and processing
agglutination clumping of RBS's within the circulatory system (caused by transfusion of incompatible blood)
Hemoglobin A1C used to evaluate the long-term effectiveness of diabetes therapy
Guiac detection of occult (hidden) blood in stool (feces)
most critical part of blood culture collection antisepsis
Created by: rslagter