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Hematocrit:

% volume of packed erythrocytes

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buffy coat

layer of leukocytes and platelets

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unformed elements-

liquid part of blood

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is plasma acidic or basic

slightly alkaline

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plasma is ___% water

90

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the most abundant leukocyte is:

neutrophils

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the second most abundant leukocyte is:

lymphocytes

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agranulocytes consist of:

lymphocytes and monocytes

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granulocytes consist of:

neutrophils, eosinophils, and basophils

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platelets are aka:

thrombocytes

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platelets are more numerous than ___ but less numerous than ____

WBC's
RBC's

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how do you isolate plasma:

add an anticoagulant and centrifuge

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if an anticoagulant is added before centrifugation, what layers will form from centrifugation?

plasma, buffy coat, packed RBC's

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if no anticoagulant is added before centrifugation then what layers will you get?

serum and a blood clot

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what is difference between serum and plasma?

serum lacks fibrinogen

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the main protein constituent of unformed blood components is:

albumin

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name 3 proteins of unformed blood:

albumin, globulin, and fibrinogen

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all WBC's have ____ granules, but only granluocytes have ______ granules

-primary/azurophilic
-secondary/specific

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Total erythrocyte count of adult-

4-6 million per cubic mm

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total leukocyte count of adult-

5-9 thousand per cubic mm

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if total leukocyte count is higher than ____, infection is indicated

10 thousand per cubic mm

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during infection, total leukocyte count can reach as high as ______

40 thousand per cubic mm

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differential leukocyte count

percentages of 5 given WBC/total leukocyte count

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if neutrophil count is high, _____ infection is indicated

bacterial

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if eosinophil count is high, _____ is indicated

parasitic infection, allergic reaction, or chronic infection

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total lymphocyte count of adult-

2500/ cubic mm

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total monocyte count of adult-

300 cubic mm

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total neutrophil count of adult-

4400 cubic mm

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total eosinophil count of adult-

200 cubic mm

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total basophil count of adult-

5 cubic mm