G6pd / Sb / Osmolality / Ketone / Ammonia / Lactate / Hba1c

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Blood Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Jaundice can be indicated by the following except
    • A. 

      Yellowing of the sclera

    • B. 

      Elevated concentration of bilirubin

    • C. 

      Appearance of boils

  • 2. 
    Jaunice in neonates can be caused by the following except:
    • A. 

      ABO incompatibility

    • B. 

      Haemolysis

    • C. 

      Erythropoiesis

  • 3. 
    Critical value for bilirubin in neonates is:
    • A. 

      More than or equal to 300 umol/L

    • B. 

      More than or equal to 200 umol/L

    • C. 

      More than or equal to 280 umol/L

    • D. 

      More than or equal to 320 umol/L

  • 4. 
    The bilirubinometer employs __________ in the determination of bilirubin in serum
    • A. 

      Direct spectrophotometry

    • B. 

      Colourmetric assay

    • C. 

      Liquid chromatography

  • 5. 
    G6PD stands for ________
    • A. 

      Glucose-6-phosphatase dehydrogenase

    • B. 

      Glucose-6-phosphatase deficiency

    • C. 

      Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase

  • 6. 
    The ______ produced in the reaction fuoresces under UV light
    • A. 

      Glucose-6-P

    • B. 

      NADPH

    • C. 

      G6PD

  • 7. 
    How much of whole blood is required to perform the G6PD screening test?
    • A. 

      10 uL

    • B. 

      15 uL

    • C. 

      5 uL

    • D. 

      20 uL

  • 8. 
    The G6PD screening test is a __________ test
    • A. 

      Qualitative

    • B. 

      Quantitative

  • 9. 
    Osmolality is an indication of ________
    • A. 

      State of hydration

    • B. 

      Glucose balance

    • C. 

      Body temperature

  • 10. 
    All of the following are causes of hyper-osmolality except:
    • A. 

      Alcohol ingestion

    • B. 

      Hyponatraemia

    • C. 

      Hyperglycaemia

  • 11. 
    The osmometer determines the osmolality of body fluids using the freezing point depression method.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Elevation of HbA1c occurs about _______ after the sustained elevation in blood glucose
    • A. 

      3 months

    • B. 

      3 days

    • C. 

      3 weeks

    • D. 

      3 hours

  • 13. 
    The HbA1c test is useful in the following except:
    • A. 

      Differentiating short-term hyperglycaemia in non-diabetics and diabetics

    • B. 

      Detecting abnormal haemoglobinopathies

    • C. 

      Monitoring degree of metabolic control in diabetic patients

  • 14. 
    HPLC stands for:
    • A. 

      High-performance liquid chromatography

    • B. 

      High-penetrating liquid chromatography

    • C. 

      High-performance laser chromatography

  • 15. 
    Most ammonia is normally removed by the ____ and excreted as ____ by the ______
    • A. 

      Liver, urea, kidney

    • B. 

      Kidney, urea, liver

    • C. 

      Liver, bile, kidney

  • 16. 
    The indicator for ammonia is _________
  • 17. 
    Increased lactate levels can be caused by the following except:
    • A. 

      Lactic acidosis

    • B. 

      Bleeding

    • C. 

      Over eating

  • 18. 
    The ammonia and lactate tests are based on the colourmetric method.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Of the three main ketone bodies produced, __________ is the highest concentration.
    • A. 

      Acetone

    • B. 

      Acetoacetate

    • C. 

      Beta-hydroxybutyrate

  • 20. 
    Blood ketone test must be performed within ______ of collection
    • A. 

      1 hour

    • B. 

      3 hours

    • C. 

      30 minutes

  • 21. 
    What is the critical value for blood ketone?
    • A. 

      More than or euqal to 1.7mmol/L

    • B. 

      More than or equal to 1.6mmol/L

    • C. 

      More than or equal to 1.5mmol/L

    • D. 

      Less than 1.4mmol/L

  • 22. 
    Concentration of all the ketones are measured in the Optium blood ketone test.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    The absorbance at 460nm for bilirubinometer measure
    • A. 

      Bilirubin

    • B. 

      Hemoglobin

    • C. 

      Bilirubin and hemoglobin

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 24. 
    The absorbance at 550nm for bilirubinometer measure
    • A. 

      Bilirubin

    • B. 

      Hemoglobin

    • C. 

      Bilirubin and hemoglobin

    • D. 

      None of the above

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