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Phlebotomy ch.2

TermDefinition
2-hr PPBS 2-hour postprandial blood sugar
ALP Alkaline phosphate
ALT Alanine aminotransferase
ANA antinuclear antibodies
aPTT activated partial thromboplastin time
AST asparate amino transferase
BMP Basic metabolic panel
BUN Blood urea nitrogen
C&S Culture and sensitivity
CAP College of American Pathologists
CK Creating kinase
CK-MB Creative kinase -MB
CLIA’88 Clinical Laboratory improvement act of 1988
CLSI Clinical and Laboratory standards institute
CMP Comprehensive metabolic panel
CT Computed tomography
Diff Differential
DNA Deoxyribonucleic acid
EDTA Ethlenediaminetetraacetic acid
FDP Fibrin degradation product
GTT Glucose tolerance test
hCG Human chorionic gonadotropin
Hct Hematocrit
HDL High density lipoprotein
Hb Hemoglobin
Hb A1c Gylcated hemoglobin / glocosylated hemoglobin
HIV Human immunodeficiency virus
HMO Health maintenance organization
INR International normalized ratio
LDL Low density lipoprotein
LIS Laboratory information services
MCH Mean corpuscular hemoglobin
MCHC Mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration
MCV Mean corpuscular volume
MIS Manager of information service
MLS Medical laboratory scientist
MLTs Medical laboratory technicians
MPV Mean platelet volume
MRI Magnetic resonance imaging
NICU Neonatal intensive care unit
NSY Nursery
PCT Patient care technician
PET Positron emission tomography
Plt Platelets
POLs Physician office laboratories
PPOs Preferred provider organizations
PT Prothrombin time
RBCs Red blood cells
RDW Red blood cell distribution width
RPR Rapid plasma reagin
SST Serum separator tube
STAT Short turnaround time
TDM Therapeutic drug monitoring
WBCs White blood cells
Created by: Abbie.Ogle