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Clinical Lab Areas

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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  


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