Flashcards in Corpsman Manual Ch 19 Deck (30)
Manual, automated, or computer-generated laboratory test reports will be placed above what in the health record?
There are two principal methods of obtaining blood specimens: the capillary method and what other method?
What type of blood collection is performed when a small quantity of blood is needed for testing as in the case of some pediatric blood draws
When drawing blood do not leave the tourniquet on for more than how long?
What is a precision instrument used extensively in clinical laboratories to observe objects too small to be seen by the unaided eye?
The type of microscope most often used in the laboratory is referred to as the what?
The framework of the compound microscope consist of how many parts?
A red cell count that drops below normal values may indicate what?
The primary function of what is delivery and release of oxygen to the tissues and facilitation of carbon dioxide excretion?
Normal white blood cell values in adults range from 4,800 to how many cells per cubic millimeter?
When the WBC rises above normal values, the condition is referred to as what?
What account for the largest percentage of leukocytes found in a normal blood sample, and function by ingesting invading bacteria?
The function of what is to destroy parasites and respond in immediate allergic reactions?
The function of what is associated with immune response and the body's defense against viral infection?
What is the largest of the normal white blood cells, control microbial and fungal infections, and removes damaged cells from the body?
What are bacteria that cause diseases?
The four growth requirements for bacteria are temperature, oxygen, nutrition, and what else?
What are organisms that reproduce in the presence of oxygen?
What are organisms that do not reproduce in the presence of oxygen?
To enhance the visualization of microorganisms on the smear, what is used?
What consist of procedures by which antigens and reacting serum globulin antibodies may be measured qualitatively and quantitatively?
What is a substance that, when introduced into an individual's body is recognized as foreign by an individual's immune system and causes a detectable reaction?
What are specific defensive proteins produced when an antigen stimulates individual cells?
The RPR Card test is a non-specific, easily performed screening test for what?
Fungi reproduce by spores that germinate into long filaments called what
The normal daily urine volume for adults ranges from 600 to 2000 ml averaging about how many ml?
What is defined as the density of a solution compared to an equal volume of distilled water?
In the presence of disease the specific gravity of a 24 hour urine specimen may vary from 1.001 to what?
Specific gravity is measured with a what?