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Take Home Quiz Chapter 12

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Take home quiz chapter 12

  
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1.  A mnemonic is a:
A.
B.
C.
D.
2.  A barcode is a:
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B.
C.
D.
3.  A pneumatic tube is a:
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B.
C.
D.
4.  This is permanent computer memory that instructs the computer to carry out user-requested operations.
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B.
C.
D.
5.  What is output?
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C.
D.
6.  Which one of the following methods should never be used to prevent exposure to aerosols generated when the stopper is removed from a specimen tube?
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B.
C.
D.
7.  Which one of the following describes proper aliquot preparation?
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B.
C.
D.
8.  This organization developes standards for specimen handling and processing.
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B.
C.
D.
9.  Interlace means:
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B.
C.
D.
10.  ESR determinations on specimens held at room temperature must be made within:
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B.
C.
D.
11.  Which of the following is the best way to prepare routine blood specimen tubes for transportation to the lab?
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B.
C.
D.
12.  Which of the following specimens are least likely to require special handling?
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B.
C.
D.
13.  This is an example of a preanalytical error made at the time of collection.
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B.
C.
D.
14.  Transferring specimens into aliquot tubes has inherent risks.  Which of the following involves the least amount of risk?
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B.
C.
D.
15.  This is a source of preanalytical error that occurs before specimen collection.
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B.
C.
D.
16.  HIPAA was enacted to:
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B.
C.
D.
17.  Special hand-held computer systems used in laboratory medicine are capable of:
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B.
C.
D.
18.  Critical values (test values that are considered life threatening) are also called:
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B.
C.
D.
19.  Which of the following would be a preanalytical error related to specimen storage
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B.
C.
D.
20.  Which of the following would be a preanalytical error related to specimen transport?
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B.
C.
D.
21.  A USB drive is:
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B.
C.
D.
22.  Cellular metabolism in specimens that have not been separated from the cells will affect which of the following analytes?
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B.
C.
D.
23.  Glycolysis by the cells in blood specimens can falsely lower glucode vlaues at a rate of up to:
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B.
C.
D.
24.  Which of the following samples are time-sensitive?
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B.
C.
D.
25.  Which of the following temperatures is acceptable for a specimen that rquires transportation and handling at room temperature?
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B.
C.
D.
26.  Some blood specimens require cooling to:
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B.
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D.
27.  Which one of the following activities is least likely to take place in central processing or triage?
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B.
C.
D.
28.  It is unlikely that removing the stopper from a specimen will cause:
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B.
C.
D.
29.  If a specimen has inadequate identification, the specimen processor may:
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B.
C.
D.
30.  Use of one of the newest technologies, RFID, is emerging in healthcare.  RFID is a:
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B.
C.
D.
31.  An example of a preanalytical error happening during specimen processing is:
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B.
C.
D.
32.  To be considered computer literate, an individual must be able to:
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B.
C.
D.
33.  This is a term for a gorup of computers linked togehter for the purpose of sharing information.
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B.
C.
D.
34.  Data can be entered or input into a computer from:
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B.
C.
D.
35.  Computer memory bytes are:
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B.
C.
D.
36.  Which of the following is a function of a computer monitor?
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B.
C.
D.
37.  Random access memory (RAM):
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B.
C.
D.
38.  Which one of the following should be excluded from a list of computer peripherals?
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B.
C.
D.
39.  Systems software includes:
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B.
C.
D.
40.  The laboratory has a computerized laboratory information system (US).  Once an inpatient speciemn has been collected by a phlebotomist and returned to the laboritory, what occurs next?
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B.
C.
D.
41.  A computer terminal is a:
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B.
C.
D.
42.  Which of the following is a characteristic of an intranet?
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B.
C.
D.
43.  Which of the following would be described as logging on?
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B.
C.
D.
44.  To process input data a computer user must:
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B.
C.
D.
45.  Computer verification of test orders is best described as a process that allows a user to:
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B.
C.
D.
46.  The "order inquiry" fuction allows the user to:
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B.
C.
D.
47.  Which of the following is confidential nd unique to a single computer user?
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B.
C.
D.
48.  Typical functions an LIS can perform include:
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B.
C.
D.
49.  What does the laboratory use to identify a specimen throughout the testing process?
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D.
50.  When using computer-generated specimen labels, what information must typically be added to the label after a specimen is collected?
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B.
C.
D.
51.  A didirectional computer interface allows:
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B.
C.
D.
52.  A computer networking system created to share resources within a facility or organiation is also called a:
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B.
C.
D.
53.  In computer language, "hard copy" is:
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B.
C.
D.
54.  The curent trend in laboratory testing includes:
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B.
C.
D.
55.  In specimen handling it is very important to appreciate that:
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C.
D.
56.  Proper specimen handling begins:
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B.
C.
D.
57.  You are the only phlebotomist in an outpatient drawing station.  A physican orders a test with which you are not familiar.  What is the appropriate action to take?
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B.
C.
D.
58.  The number of tube inversions required during specimen collection depends on:
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D.
59.  Inadequate mixing of an anticoagulant tube can lead to:
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B.
C.
D.
60.  Which tube does not require mixing?
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B.
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D.
61.  Transporting blood specimens with the stopper up has nothing to do with:
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B.
C.
D.
62.  Clinical and Laboratory Standards Instutute (CLSI) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) guidelines do riot require specimen transport bags to have:
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B.
C.
D.
63.  Which one of the following agencies has nothing to do with setting guidelines for specimens transported by courier and other air or ground mail systems?
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B.
C.
D.
64.  Which of the following specimens is unlikely to be rejected for analysis?   A specimen for:
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C.
D.
65.  It is unnecessary to protect this specimen from light.
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B.
C.
D.
66.  Rough handling during transport is bad for specimens, but it will not:
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B.
C.
D.
67.  Which specimen needs to be tarnsported on ice?
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B.
C.
D.
68.  The best way to chill a specimen is to:
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D.
69.  Chilling can cause erroneous results for this analyte.
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D.
70.  How should a cryofibrinogen specimen be transported?
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71.  The most propable reason a phlebotomist would wrap a specimen in aluminum foil would be to:
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D.
72.  A specimen must be transported at or near normal body temperature.  Which of the following temperatures meets this requirement?
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D.
73.  According to CLSI, the maximum time limit for separating serum or plasma from cells is:
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C.
D.
74.  A separator gel prevents glycolysis:
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B.
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D.
75.  A glucose specimen collected in sodium fluoride tube is generally stable at room temperatures for:
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B.
C.
D.
76.  Which specimen has priority over all other specimens during processing and testing
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B.
C.
D.
77.  Which of the following specimens does not need to be centrifuged?
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B.
C.
D.
78.  Which of the following is not a valid reason for why blood slides made from EDTA specimens must be prepared within 1 hour of specimen collection?  To:
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B.
C.
D.
79.  Processing specimens requires various types of PPE, but this type is unnecessary:
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B.
C.
D.
80.  This specimen would most likely be accepted for testing despite this problem.
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B.
C.
D.
81.  Which of the following actions will compromise the quality of the specimen?
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C.
D.
82.  Results for this test should be normal despite a delay in processing longer than 2 hours.
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B.
C.
D.
83.  An aliquot is a:
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B.
C.
D.
84.  Which specimen will be automatically rejected if the tube is not filled until the normal vacuum is exhausted?
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B.
C.
D.
85.  Which of  the following tests is unaffected by hemolysis?
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B.
C.
D.
86.  Tests performed on plasma samples are:
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B.
C.
D.
87.  Chemistry tests are often collected in heparin tubes to:
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C.
D.
88.  It is important to note the type of heparin in a collection tube because:
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C.
D.
89.  To avoid airborne infection while processing specimens:
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B.
C.
D.
90.  When a non-additive specimen is spun in a centrifuge, the substance that comes to the top is:
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B.
C.
D.
91.  If a serum specimen is not completely clotted before it is centrifuged, the:
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D.
92.  Which of the following collection circumstances is least likely to result in delayed clotting of a serum specimen?
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B.
C.
D.
93.  Which of the following tests would be most affected if contaminated with a drop of perspiration?
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B.
C.
D.
94.  Stoppers should be left on tubes awaiting centrifugation to prevent:
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B.
C.
D.
95.  Minimum precentrifugation time for specimens drawn in serum separator tubes is:
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D.
96.  Repeated centrifugation of a specimen can:
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97.  Which statement describes proper centrifuge operation?
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D.
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