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Clinical Lab Areas

QuestionAnswer
Urinalysis physical, chemical and microscopic analysis of urine
hematology tests relating to the cellular portions of the blood (wbc, rbc, platelets)
chemistry tests to analyze body fluids such as serum or plasma, cerbrospinal fluid, urine, synovial fluid. May be single tests or profiles.
microbiology study of bacteria, fungi, parasites and viruses.
Lab hazards are indicated on the NFPA diagram. The color red indicates Flammability
Lab hazards are indicated on the NFPA diagram. The color blue indicates Health hazards
Lab hazards are indicated on the NFPA diagram. The color white indicates Special notices
Lab hazards are indicated on the NFPA diagram. The color yellow indicates Reactivity
Physical hazards in the lab may include Electric cords, plugs, flame, etc
Chemical hazards in the lab are defined by ____________ MSDS (material safety data sheets)
Biologic hazards and infection control are covered under BBP - blood borne pathogens OSHA guidelines and Standard Precautions
Potential sources of biohazard in the lab are blood, tissue biopsy, urine, exudates, bacterial smears and cultures
The best way to protect yourself is using proper..... PPE and hand hygiene
Quality assurance (QA) in the lab is important and is validated using calibration and controls and good quality control measures (QC). This give credibility to the lab values obtained.
1:00 PM using the 24 hour clock is_____ 1300
5:15 PM using the 24 hour clock is 1715
To read the level of a fluid you view the lowes level of the meniscus (the curvature of the liquid in the container)
Diluent the liquid used to dilute or reconstitue
A 1:10 dilution is created by.... 1 ml of sample and adding diluent to a total volume of 10 ml (9 ml diluent) or 2 ml sample and 18 ml diluent for total volume of 20 ml, or 0.5 ml sample and 4.5 ml diluent
Microscope eyepiece or ocular magnification 10 X
The varying magnification pieces attached to a revolving nose piece on a microscope objective lenses
The area that the slide is place for viewing on the microscope Stage or platform
Magnification of the low power objective 10X
Magnification of the high power objective 40 or 45 X
Magnification of the oil immersion objective 100X
Used to clean the lenses of the microscope lens paper
condenser of the microscope directs light up through the stage
the iris diaphragm of the microscope regulates the amount of light passing through the specimen
Coarse adjustment focusing knob on the microscope used on what objective Only the low power objectives
Fine adjustment focusing knob on the microscope used on what objective Only one that can be used on high power objectives but can also be used on low power
Centrifuge safety use Always balance the specimens using same tube, same volume and balance directly across. CLOSE and LOCK lid. DO NOT open until completely stopped.
Centrifuge function to separate solids from liquids
Incubator Cabinets that maintain a constant temperature (95-98.6 degrees F or 35-37 C) for growth of cultures
1:20 AM using the 24 hour clock is 0120
10:55 AM using the 24 hour clock is 1055
08:30 PM using the 24 hour clock is 2030
11:45 PM using the 24 hour clock is 2345
Created by: cskinner