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hematopoiesis the formation of the blood
Plasma liquid portion of the blood that carries the cells, has fibrinigens
Serum fluid portion of the blood but without fibrinogen (from clotted blood)
rouleaux RBC affixed in groups resembling stack of coins
Anisocytosis variation in size of RBC
crenation the margins of RBC appearing as a sharp points
Shistocyte fragmented RBC
hemolysis the destruction of RBC membranes with release of hemoglobin
Icterus Jaundice. yellowish of skin, mucous membrane, and excretions due to hyperbilirubinemia
lipemia excess of lipids in the blood
What are the functions of the blood? carry oxygen and nutrients to all parts of the body and waste product back to lungs. Part of immune system
What vessel of the hind leg is commonly used for k9 ? lateral saphenous vein
What vessel of the hind leg is commonly ased in feline? medial saphenous vein
Purple Top Tube used for?... CBC and Platelets count
PTT containt what? EDTA
Blue Top Ti=ube used for?.. for coagulation essay
BTT containts what? sodium or potassium citrate (anticoagulant)
Green Top Tube contain heparin as anticoagulant
What tube can be used to hold urine samples/ Glass RTT
What parts of CBC can be run manually? WBC Differential, PCV
elevated PCV indicates dehydration
low PCV indicates anemia, or blood wasn't mixed enough
chemistry value. kidney creatinine, blood urea nitrogen (Bun)
chemistry value. Liver Total biliruben (TBili), Total pritein, Bile acid, Alkaline phosphatase (Alk Phos), alanine aminotranspherase (ALT)
Pancreas. chem. value Amylase, Serum glucose, Lipase
common electrolytes in blood chemistries Sodium, Potassium, Chloride, calcium, Phosphorous, Magnesium
Monocytes produce macrophages.peform phagocytosis. Large WBC with pale nuclei
lymphocytes natural killer cells, T-Cells, B-Cells. Immune response, formation of antibodies
Basophils granulocyte. mediate inflammation, contain heparin and histamine
Eosinophiles Granulocyte. Help mediate allergies. combat infections and parasites.
Neutrophiles granulocyte.Most common WBC in circulation.part of immune system, eat pathogens and bacteria.assosiated w/ inflammation
Created by: anndinkelaker