Chap 14 - Laboratory Tests and Clinical Procedures

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The Language of Medicine - Chap 14 Laboratory Tests and Clinical Procedures


 
  
Created Jun 25, 2010
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CD4 cell count
 
Measures the number of CD4 T cells (helper T cells) in the bloodstream of patients with AIDS

normal...
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ELISA = enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay
 
Screening test to detect anti-HIV antibodies in the bloodstream
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immunoelectrophoresis
 
test that separates immunoglobulins
(IgC IgM IgE IgA IgD)

used to detect multiple...
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viral load test
 
test that measure the amount of AIDS virus (HIV) in the bloodstream
two viral load tests
PCR...
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computed tomography (CT) scan
 
x-ray imaging in the transverse plane produces cross sectional views of anatomic structures
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