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Phlebotomy & Laborat

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Accreditation Official approval of a program from a professional organization.
Anatomical and surgical pathology area One of the two main branches of the clinical laboratory, responsible for analyzing cells and tissues.
Autologous donation Donation of a patient's own blood for use at a later time.
Blood Type Presence and type of antigens on the surface of red blood cells.
Centrifuge Separation of components of a sample based on density by using a machine that spins a sample at a very high speed.
Chemistry Panel Group of chemistry tests.
Clinical Laboratory Hospital branch that analyzes sample from a patient at the request of tthe physician or other health care personnel.
Coagulation Clotting.
Flow cytometry Analytic technique used to identify cellular markers on the surface of white blood cells.
Forensic Related to legal proceedings.
Hemolyed Characteristic of a sample in which red blood cells have been broken.
Hemostasis Process by which the body stops blood from leaking out of a wound.
Icteric Related to Jaundice.
Immunohematology See blood bank.
Immunochemistry Branch of biochemitry concerned with immune responses and systems; immunochemistry tests use antibodies to detect a range of substances in the bloodd.
Reagent Test chemical
Allergic contact dermatitis Allergic reaction following skin contact with an allergen.
Anaphylaxis Severe immune reaction in which the airways may swell and blood pressure may fall.
Chemical hygiene plan Plan that describes all safety procedures used special precautions, and emergency procedure used when working with chemicals.
Airborne transmission spread of infection either by airborne droplet nuclei or by dust particles the contain microoranisms.
Bloodborne Pathogens Infectious agent carried in the blood.
Chain of infection Continuous link among the infection source, the means of transmision, and the susceptible host.
Contact precautions Precautions used for patients known or suspected to have serious illnesses that are easily transmitted that by direct patient contact or by contact with item in the patient's environment.
Droplet precautions Precautios used for patients known or suspected to have serious illnesses transmitted by large particle droplets.
Nosocomial infection Infection acquired during a hospital stay.
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