Chapter

Basic Procedures in a Hematology Laboratory, 297

Lori Lentowski and Betty Ciesla

Microhematocrit, 298

Principle, 298

Reagents and Equipment, 298

Specimen Collection and Storage, 299 Quality Control, 299 Procedure, 299 Interpretation, 299 Calculating Red Blood Cell Indices, 300

Normal Average Values, 300 Modified Westergren Sedimentation Rate, 300

Principle, 300

Reagents and Equipment, 301 Specimen Collection and Storage, 301 Quality Control, 301 Procedure, 301 Normal Ranges, 301 Limitations, 301

Conditions Associated With..., 302 Manual Reticulocyte Procedure, 302

Principle, 302

Reagents and Equipment, 302

Specimen Collection and Storage, 302

Quality Control, 302

Procedure, 302

Normal Values, 302

Conditions Associated With., 302

Limitations, 303

Reticulocyte Procedure With Miller Eye Disc, 303

Principle, 303

Reagents and Equipment, 303 Specimen Collection and Storage, 303 Quality Control, 303 Procedure, 303 Normal Values, 304 Conditions Associated With., 304 Limitations, 304 Peripheral Smear Procedure, 304 Principle, 304

Reagents and Equipment, 304 Specimen Collection and Storage, 304 Quality Control, 304 Procedure, 304 Limitations, 305

Performing a Manual Differential and Assessing Red Blood Cell Morphology, 305

Principle, 305

Reagents and Equipment, 305 Specimen Collection and Storage, 305 Quality Control, 305 Procedure, 306 Unopette White Blood Cell/Platelet Count, 309 Principle, 309

Reagents and Equipment, 310 Specimen Collection and Storage, 310 Quality Control, 310 Procedure, 310

Cell Counts and Calculations, 311 Normal Values, 311 Limitations, 312 Sickle Cell Procedure, 312

Principle, 312

Reagents and Equipment, 312 Specimen Collection and Storage, 312 Quality Control, 312 Procedure, 312

Interpretation of Results and Result

Reporting, 312 Limitations, 312 Cerebrospinal Fluid/Body Fluid Cell Count and Differential, 313 Principle, 313

Reagents and Equipment, 313 Specimen Collection and Storage, 313 Quality Control, 314 Procedure, 314

Prothrombin Time and Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time: Automated Procedure, 315

Principle, 315

Reagents and Equipment, 315 Specimen Collection and Storage, 316 Quality Control, 316 Procedure, 316 Results, 317 Limitations, 317 Qualitative D-Dimer Test, 318 Principle, 318

Reagents and Equipment, 319 Specimen Collection and Storage, 319 Quality Control, 319 Procedure, 319 Interpretation, 320 Results, 320 Limitations, 320 An Approach to Interpreting Automated Hematology Data, 320 Principle, 321 Instruments, 322 Flow Cytometry: The Basics in Hematology Interpretation, 326

Overview, 327 Principles, 327

Data Interpretation: One Role for the

Medical Technologist, 327 Flow Cytometry Case Studies, 328 Answers to Chapter Review Questions, 331

Index, 337

Part I

Basic

Hematology w Principles

The Prevention and Treatment of Headaches

The Prevention and Treatment of Headaches

Are Constant Headaches Making Your Life Stressful? Discover Proven Methods For Eliminating Even The Most Powerful Of Headaches, It’s Easier Than You Think… Stop Chronic Migraine Pain and Tension Headaches From Destroying Your Life… Proven steps anyone can take to overcome even the worst chronic head pain…

Get My Free Audio Book


Post a comment