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1

What is bacterial infection in the blood called?

Septicemia

2

What draw is used to test septicemia?

Blood culture

3

What is the glucose tolerance test test for? 3

1. Diabetes mellitus
2. Hypoglycemia
3. Mal-absorption syndrome

4

How long should a patient fast for before a GTT?

10 hrs

5

How do you test the glucose time-wide?

Has to be consumed within five minutes. Then tested at 30 mins, 1 hr, 2 hr, 3 hr

6

What does the cold agglutinins test for? 3

1. Primary atypical pneumonia
2. Viral infections
3. Complications of lymphoma

7

What could go wrong with cold agglutinins?

Red blood cells bind to them when allowed to drop below body temperature.

8

How should you prepare the tube for a cold agglutinin test?

Warm pack before and after. Prewarmed to 37 C or 98.6 degrees

9

What test is used for the platelet function disorders test?

A bleeding time test

10

What is the size gauge of the butterfly set?

23 gauge

11

What are the steps for a bleeding time test? 7

1. Arm in supine position
2. Iodine swab
3. Alcohol pad
4. Blood pressure cuff at 40 mmHg
5. Make cut 5 cm below crease
6. Blot every 30 seconds until no more bleeding
7. Bandage

12

What does HIPAA stand for?

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

13

What two bottles are used for GTT?

Aerobic - with air - 1st tube
Anaerobic - without air

14

What color tube is used for GTT?

Gray top

15

What are diabetic shock symptoms? 4

1. Thirsty
2. Nauseous
3. Sweating
4. Vomiting