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Count of 100 white blood cells on a staind blood smear for the purpose of determining the approximate percentage of each type of white blood cell Differential count
Group of blood tests that includes a high, hematocrit, RBC and WBC count, differential count, platelet count or estimate, RBC indices Complete blood count
Measurement of how far RBC is four and a given amount of blood in one hour time frame ESR
AKA platelet
Normocyte Normal sized cell
Liquid portion of the blood after the blood has allowed to clot; contains no coagulation factors Serum
The smallest of all white blood cells contains no granules and saddle plasm elevated and viral infections Lymphocyte
Percentage of packed red blood cells in the total volume of blood Hematocrit
Largest of all of WBCs contains no granules in the cytoplasm has a large irregularly shaped nuclear us may contain holes in the cytoplasm because it is active and phagocytosis Monocyte
Larger than normal RBC Macrocyte
Iron pigment on the red blood cells that contain carries oxygen Hemoglobin
Smaller than normal RBC Microcyte
A.k.a. white blood cell its main function is to fight infection Leukocyte
Normal White blood cell count for adults 4500-11,000
Normal White blood cell count for neonates 9000 - 25,000
Normal hemoglobin levels in males 13-18 g/ dL
Normal hemoglobin levels for females 12-16 g/dL
Normal hemoglobin levels for neonates 15-20 g/ dL
Normal humatocrit level in males 45-52%
Normal Hematocrit levels in females 36-45%
Normal Hematocrit in neonates 44-64%
Reason for increase in hematocrit when dehydrated RBC per vol increases as vol of fluid decrease
Importance of the information obtained from red cell indices diagnosis, evaluating and treating different types of anemias and bleeding disorders
The following laboratory results have been received on a 79-year-old female. Which of the following results is abnormal WBC 11,500, RBC 3.5 million, Hgb 10 g/dL
What allows RBCS to be flexible for movement through sm blood vessels Their bio concave shape
RBC lifespan is 120 days
If anisocytosis is on a differential count this means that there are variations in the Size of the RBC
The readings of both tubes for a hematocrit determination must be With in 2%
Medical assistants are permitted to perform what hematology tests Non automated ESR, and coagulation tests
If the neutrophil count on the differential is reported as 75% why? Bacterial infection
Must be timed 1 hr, tube must remain in a vertical position for 1 hr, tube rack should be placed where there no vibrations. ESR test
The study of blood forming tissues and focuses on formed elements in the blood Hematology
Formation and development of blood cells Hematopoesis( hemopoiesis)
Avg adult has ____ Liters of blood 5
90% H2O with 10% consisting of non cellular chemical components Serum
Noncellular components in serum Electrolytes, hormones, carbs, amino acids, antibodies, lipids.
Liquid portion of blood Plasma
Study of form and structure or RBCs RBC morphology
Anisocytosis Variations in size of RBCs
Poikilocyte Variations in shapes of RBCs
Valuable in diagnosing, evaluating, treating different types of anemias RBC indices
Mean corpuscular volume (MCV) volume size of of avg RBC 80-100fl
Mean corpuscular hemoglobin (MCH) avg wt of hemoglobin in single RBC 27-33pg
Mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration (MCHC) concentration of Hgb in RBCs 32-37 g/ dL
Created by: Georgia1984
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