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1

Which category of tests do POL perform most frequently??

waived testing

2

Which laboratory department performs the analysis of tumor biopsies?

histology

3

According to CLIA, what level of testing is assigned to the performance of tumor markers?

FIND

4

Which specimen is used during streaking for “colony count”?

Urine

5

What is the name of the organism that causes Strep Throat?

Streptococcus pyogenes

6

Which motile organism causes an STD that is diagnosed by Wet Prep?

Trichomonas vaginalis

7

Which blood cell is responsible for carrying oxygen?

Erythrocyte

8

Which statement describes proper procedure to read the results of HCT?

Line up the bottom of the RBCs with 0%
Line up the top of the plasma with 100%
Read the % at the top of the packed RBCs not including the buffy coat.

9

Which specimen type is most compatible with chemistry tests?

Serum

10

What do the results of electrolytes tests tell a physician?

Water and acid base balance

11

Which organ system do Creatinine and BUN assess?

Renal system

12

What disease condition does the RF test help diagnose?

Rheumatoid arthritis

13

In which common serology test are heterophil antibodies used?

rapid slide tests for infectious mononucleosis

14

Which choice lists the correct information for the NPFA symbol?

red- flammability
blue- health
yellow- reactivity
white-other

15

What do the letters in CLIA stand for?

Clinical laboratory improvement amendment

16

What do the combination of positive results for nitrite and leukocytes on the urine dipstick imply?

UTI

17

For what specific purpose do we “streak a lawn" using a swab?

antibiotic susceptibility testing

18

Which lab test measures the “packed cell volume”?

hematocrit

19

Which cells produce antibodies?

FIND

20

Identify the virus that causes Infectious mononucleosis

HBV

21

Name the disease category when the body produces antibodies against itself.

FIND

22

What is “RAST”?

radioallergosorbent test

23

What does “in vivo” mean?

within a host or living organism

24

Where are the blood grouping antigens located?

FIND

25

In which patient population is it normal to see a “reverse” diff?

pediatric

26

This white blood cell has a light purple, lacey, variable shaped nucleus and gray-blue, ground-glass appearing cytoplasm.

monocyte

27

What is the name of the stain used in hematology for blood smears?

wright's stain

28

What 2 dyes make up the stain used in hematology for blood smears?

methylene blue eosin

29

What is the word used to describe blood that has visible fat present?

lipemia or lipemic

30

What is the name of the graph used to document control runs?

levey jennings graphs