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Test that measures the length of time it takes blood to clot to screen for deficiencies of some clotting factors

partial thromboplastin time (PTT)

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Test that measures the time it takes for prothrombin to form a clot

prothrombin time (PT)

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Test used to diagnose pernicious anemia by determining if the body properly absorbs vitamin B12 through the digestive tract

shilling test

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Highly sensitive imaging procedure that detects lesions and changes in bone tissue and bone marrow, especially in multiple myeloma

bone marrow magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)

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Visualization of lymphatic channels and lymph nodes using a contrast medium to determine blockages or other pathologies of the lymph system

lymphangiography

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Introduction of a radioactive tracer into the lymph channels to determine lymph flow, identify obstructions, and locate the sentinel node

lymphoscintigraphy

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AB, Ab, ab

antibody
abortion

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A, B, AB, O

blood types in ABO blood group

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AIDS

acquired immune deficiency syndrome

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ALL

acute lymphocytic leukemia

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ANA

antinuclear antibody

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APC

antigen-presenting cell

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APTT

activated partial thromboplastin time

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BMT

bone marrow transplant

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CBC

complete blood count

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CLL

chronic lymphocytic leukemia

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CML

chronic myelogenous leukemia

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DIC

disseminated intravascular coagulation

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diff

differential count (white blood cell count

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DVT

deep vein thrombosis; deep venous thrombosis

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EBV

Epstein-Barr virus

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GVHID

graft-versus-host disease

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eos

eosinophil (type of white blood cell)

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Hb, Hgb

hemoglobin

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HIV

human immunodeficiency virus

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Igs

immunoglobulins

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MNL

mononuclear leukocytes

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NK cell

natural killer cell

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PCP

primary care physician
pneumonia

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PMN

polymorphonuclear