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Author Polansky, Valerie Dietz
Title Quick Review Cards for Medical Laboratory Science
Imprint Philadelphia : F. A. Davis Company, 2014
©2014
book jacket
Edition 2nd ed
Descript 1 online resource (619 pages)
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computer c rdamedia
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Note Intro -- Title Card -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Preface -- Bibliography -- Reviewers -- Contents -- Partial List of Abbreviations Used -- Section 1 Laboratory Operations Review -- Credentialing -- Agencies That Issue Guidelines/Standards -- Federal Regulatory Agencies -- Federal Regulations -- CLIA '88 Test Complexities -- Bloodborne Pathogens Standard -- Specimen Infectivity -- Packaging of Biologics for Shipping -- Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) -- Occupational Exposures to Hazardous Chemicals in Laboratories Standard -- Hazard Categories of Chemicals -- Hazard Identification System -- Storage of Chemicals -- Fire Safety -- Commonly Used Anticoagulants/Additives -- Recommended Order for Drawing Evacuated Tubes & Filling Tubes From a Syringe -- Recommended Order for Filling Microcollection Tubes From Capillary Punctures -- Special Situations in Phlebotomy -- Special Test Requirements -- Phlebotomy Sources of Error -- Guidelines for Specimen Handling & Processing* -- Centrifuges -- Examples of Criteria for Specimen Rejection* -- Types of Glass -- Types of Plastic -- Glassware Inscriptions -- Volumetric Glassware -- Glass Pipets -- Mechanical Micropipets -- Grades of Chemicals -- Purified Water -- CAP Reagent Labeling Requirements -- Brightfield Microscopy -- Other Types of Microscopy -- Informatics -- Computer Hardware -- Computer Software -- Information Systems -- Computer Networks -- Quality Assessment -- Quality Control -- Quality Control Statistics -- Interpretation of Quality Control Data -- Westgard Multirules -- Typical Steps Taken When a Control Is Outside Acceptable Range* -- Calibration -- Test Performance Specifications and Verification -- Diagnostic Value of a Test -- Other Components of a QA Program -- CLIA Requirements for Procedure Manuals -- Ethical and Legal Issues -- Commonly Used Prefixes in the Metric System
General Laboratory Calculations -- Section 2 Clinical Chemistry Review -- Comparison of Conventional and SI Units for Selected Reference Ranges -- Examples of Patient Variables That May Affect Chemistry Values -- Examples of Preanalytical Factors That May Affect Chemistry Results -- Differences in Analyte Concentrations -- Photometric Methods -- Visible Light -- Wavelengths Used in Spectrophotometry -- Chromatography* -- Other Analytic Techniques -- Steps in Automated Analysis -- Chemistry Panels -- Carbohydrates, Lipids, and Proteins -- Regulation of Glucose -- Diabetes Mellitus -- Tests for Diabetes Mellitus -- Typical Laboratory Findings in Uncontrolled Diabetes Mellitus -- Metabolic Syndrome -- Aminoacidopathies -- Protein Electrophoresis -- Common Serum Protein Electrophoresis Patterns -- Nonprotein Nitrogen Compounds -- Major Electrolytes -- Other Electrolytes -- Iron and Related Tests -- Factors That Influence Enzymatic Reactions -- Enzymes of Clinical Significance -- Summary of Diagnostic Enzymology -- Cardiac Markers for Diagnosis of Acute Myocardial Infarction -- Other Cardiac Tests -- Bilirubin Metabolism -- Unconjugated Versus Conjugated Bilirubin -- Differential Diagnosis of Jaundice -- Pituitary Hormones -- Thyroid and Parathyroid Hormones -- Thyroid Function Testing -- Adrenal Hormones -- Reproductive Hormones -- Pancreatic Hormones -- Therapeutic Drug Monitoring (TDM) -- Therapeutic Drug Groups -- Toxic Agents -- Drugs of Abuse Urine Screen -- Common Tumor Markers* -- Acid-Base Balance Terminology -- Acid-Base Imbalances -- Arterial Blood Gases Terminology -- Blood Gas Parameters -- Blood Gas Instrumentation -- Sources of Error in Arterial Blood Gases -- Calculated Chemistry Values -- Chemistry Calculations -- Section 3 Clinical Microbiology Review -- Biosafety Levels
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Classification of Biological Agents -- Biological Safety Cabinets -- Sterilization and Disinfection -- Bacterial Toxins -- Specimen Collection Guidelines -- Specimen Preservation and Storage -- Fragile Organisms -- Criteria for Rejection of Specimens in Microbiology -- Gram Stain -- Staining Properties of Gram-Positive and Gram-Negative Bacteria -- Types of Media -- Routine Media for Aerobes and Facultative Anaerobes -- Selective Media for Isolation of -- and -- Special Bacteriologic Media -- Aerotolerance Test -- Organisms Requiring Incubation in Increased CO2 -- Hemolytic Reactions on Sheep Blood Agar -- Staphylococci -- Summary of Tests for Identification of Staphylococci -- Streptococci/Enterococci -- Tests for Identification of Beta-Hemolytic Streptococci -- Tests for Identification of Alpha-Hemolytic Streptococci -- Tests for Identification of Nonhemolytic Streptococci/Enterococci -- Antibiograms of Gram-Positive Cocci -- Aerobic Spore-Forming Gram-Positive Rods -- Aerobic Non-Spore-Forming Gram-Positive Rods -- Neisseria and Moraxella -- Characteristics of Enterobacteriaceae -- Biochemical Tests for Identification of Enterobacteriaceae -- Antigens of Enterobacteriaceae -- Commonly Isolated Enterobacteriaceae -- Summary of Key Reactions for Enterobacteriaceae -- Appearance of Enterobacteriaceae on Selected Media -- Diarrheagenic -- Characteristics of Nonfermenting Gram-Negative Rods -- Commonly Isolated Nonfermenting Gram-Negative Rods -- Campylobacter and Helicobacter -- Vibrio and Related Organisms -- Speciation of Haemophilus -- Miscellaneous Gram-Negative Rods -- Specimens for Anaerobic Culture -- Media for Culture of Anaerobes -- Anaerobic Environment -- Methods to Identify Anaerobes -- Anaerobic Gram-Positive Cocci -- Anaerobic Gram-Positive Rods -- Gram-Negative Anaerobes
Laboratory Identification of Mycobacteria -- Acid-Fast Stains -- Classification of Mycobacteria Based on Pathogenicity -- Classification of Nontuberculous Mycobacteria Based on Physiology -- Medically Important Mycobacteria -- Chlamydia and Chlamydophila -- Spirochetes -- Mycoplasma/Ureaplasma -- Routine Culture Setup and Interpretation -- Fecal Pathogens -- Major Classes of Antibiotics -- Disk Diffusion Susceptibility Method (Kirby Bauer) -- Other Susceptibility Tests -- Automated Identification and Susceptibility Testing -- Examples of Quality Control in Microbiology Labs -- Stool Specimens for Ova and Parasites -- Ova and Parasite Examination -- Intestinal Amebae -- Flagellates of the Intestinal and Urogenital Tracts -- Intestinal Ciliates -- Intestinal Sporozoans -- Intestinal Nematodes -- Intestinal Cestodes -- Trematodes -- Blood and Tissue Protozoa -- Differentiation of -- Blood and Tissue Helminths -- Stains Used in Mycology -- Fungal Culture Media -- Dermatophytes -- Dimorphic Fungi -- Yeast -- Contaminants/Opportunistic Fungi -- Fungal Pathogens by Site -- Viral Structure -- Viral Replication -- Human DNA Viruses -- Human RNA Viruses -- Common Viruses by Site -- Viral Specimen Collection and Transport -- Methods for Diagnosis of Viral Infections -- Cell Cultures -- Comparison of Microorganisms -- Section 4 Hematology Review -- Blood Cells -- Comparison of Conventional and SI Units for Adult Reference Ranges -- Reference Ranges for Red Cell Parameters -- Reference Ranges for Leukocytes and Platelets -- Hematopoietic Cell Differentiation -- Erythropoiesis -- Changes During Cell Maturation -- Erythrocytic Developmental Series -- Asynchronous Erythropoiesis -- Hemoglobin -- Hemoglobin Electrophoresis -- Hemoglobin Derivatives -- RBC Morphology -- RBC Inclusions -- Staining of RBC Inclusions -- Erythrocyte Indices
Hemoglobinopathy Versus Thalassemia -- Normocytic Anemias -- Macrocytic Anemias -- Microcytic, Hypochromic Anemias -- Differentiation of Microcytic Hypochromic Anemias -- Acute Versus Chronic Blood Loss -- Granulocytic Maturation -- Normal Leukocytes of the Peripheral Blood -- Leukocyte Abnormalities -- Quantitative Abnormalities of Leukocytes -- Hematopoietic Neoplasms* -- Classification of Hematopoietic Neoplasms -- Acute Versus Chronic Leukemia -- Common Leukemias -- Cytochemical Stains for Differentiation of Acute Leukemia -- Leukemoid Reaction Versus Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia -- Plasma Cell Disorders -- Manual Hematology Procedures -- Changes in Blood at Room Temperature -- Methods of Automated Cell Counting & Differentiation -- Graphic Representations of Cell Populations -- Technologies Used in Automated Hematology Analyzers -- Automated CBC -- QA/QC for Automated Hematology Analyzers -- Flow Cytometry -- Hematology Calculations -- Overview of Hemostasis -- Quantitative Platelet Disorders -- Qualitative Platelet Disorders -- Tests of Platelet Function -- Coagulation Factors -- Functional Classification of Coagulation Factors -- Summary of Coagulation Factors -- Coagulation Theories -- Cell-Based Model of Hemostasis -- Prothombin Time (PT) and Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time (APTT) -- Interpretation of PT/APTT -- Other Coagulation Tests -- Most Common Inherited Coagulation Disorders -- Acquired Factor Deficiencies -- Tests of Fibrinolytic System -- Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation vs. Primary Fibrinolysis -- Tests to Assess Risk of Thrombosis -- Anticoagulant (Antithrombotic) Therapy -- Coagulation Instrumentation -- Examples of Criteria for Specimen Rejection in Coagulation Testing -- Sources of Error in Coagulation Testing -- Section 5 Immunology Review -- Immunology Terminology -- Branches of the Immune System
Types of Immunity
A complete study guide!Use these handy cards for course review now...and exam prep later. More than 500 cards deliver concise, but complete coverage of the major disciplines on the Board of Certification's content outline-general lab practice; hematology; immunology/serology; immunohematology; clinical chemistry; body fluids; clinical microbiology; and management and education
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Polansky, Valerie Dietz Quick Review Cards for Medical Laboratory Science Philadelphia : F. A. Davis Company,c2014 9780803629561
Subject Medical laboratory technology
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