Blood/Orientation To The Lab

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  • 1. 
    Erythropoietin is created in which organ?
    • A. 

      Liver

    • B. 

      Kidney

    • C. 

      Pancreas

    • D. 

      Stomach

  • 2. 
    The squeezing of a blood cell through a vessel wall is called
    • A. 

      Hemocytoblasts

    • B. 

      Hemoglobin

    • C. 

      Leukopenia

    • D. 

      Diapedesis

  • 3. 
    What does the medical term leukocytosis mean?
    • A. 

      WBC normal count

    • B. 

      WBC below normal

    • C. 

      Leukocytes

    • D. 

      Excessive WBC in the blood

  • 4. 
    Another name for platelets:
    • A. 

      Monocytes

    • B. 

      Erythrocytes

    • C. 

      Lymphocytes

    • D. 

      Thrombocytes

  • 5. 
    Hemolysis:
    • A. 

      Build up of blood cells

    • B. 

      Rupture or break down of blood cells

    • C. 

      Clumping of Blood cells

    • D. 

      Clot in vessel

  • 6. 
    Hormone responsible for producing RBC
    • A. 

      Erythropoietin

    • B. 

      Granulocytes

    • C. 

      Agranulocytes

    • D. 

      Hematocrit

  • 7. 
    Hemoglobin that carries oxygen is called oxyhemoglobin
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Hemostasis
    • A. 

      Measures percentage of RBC in blood

    • B. 

      Biconcave shaped cells

    • C. 

      Control of bleeding

    • D. 

      Matured RBC

  • 9. 
    Average life span of RBC
    • A. 

      90 days

    • B. 

      120 days

    • C. 

      60 days

    • D. 

      180 days

  • 10. 
    The function of Hemoglobin
    • A. 

      Stimulates red bone marrow

    • B. 

      Carries carbon dioxide from the tissues to the lungs for release from body

    • C. 

      Carries oxygen from the lungs to body tissues

    • D. 

      B and C

  • 11. 
    WBCs commonly called [blank], are divided into two categories: [blank] and [blank], [blank] have granules (small particles) in their cytoplasm and include [blank], [blank], [blank]. [blank] do not have granules in their cytoplasm and include [blank] and [blank]
  • 12. 
    Device for spinning a specimen at high speed until it separates into its component parts.
    • A. 

      Autoclave

    • B. 

      Centrifuge

    • C. 

      Microscope

    • D. 

      Objectives

  • 13. 
    What is another term used for the oculars of a microscope?
    • A. 

      Objective

    • B. 

      Nosepiece

    • C. 

      Eyepiece

    • D. 

      Stage

  • 14. 
    Who is qualified to interpret test results for the patient?
    • A. 

      Doctor

    • B. 

      Medical Assistant

    • C. 

      The nurse

    • D. 

      The receptionist

  • 15. 
    A laboratory owned by a company other than the physician’s practice is a
    • A. 

      Physicians office laboratory

    • B. 

      Waived testing center

    • C. 

      Reference laboratory

    • D. 

      Pathology department

  • 16. 
    An object visible through a microscope but unrelated to the specimen is a/an
    • A. 

      Artifact

    • B. 

      Speck

    • C. 

      Inclusion

    • D. 

      Iris

  • 17. 
    This law placed all laboratory facilities that conduct tests for diagnosing, preventing, or treating human disease.
    • A. 

      Certificate if waiver test

    • B. 

      Components of quality assurance

    • C. 

      CLIA '88

    • D. 

      Control samples

  • 18. 
    Before collecting a specimen
    • A. 

      Put on gloves

    • B. 

      Be sure you have the right patient

    • C. 

      Deliver instruction clearly

    • D. 

      Provide any helpful advice

  • 19. 
    Common disinfectant used in a physician’s office laboratory is
    • A. 

      Germicidal soap

    • B. 

      Betadine

    • C. 

      10% bleach

    • D. 

      70% alcohol

  • 20. 
    Patients with diabetes and clinical personnel use which of the following to monitor blood glucose levels?
    • A. 

      Centrifuge

    • B. 

      Photometer

    • C. 

      Glucometer

    • D. 

      Microscope

  • 21. 
    A slide calibrated to the exact measurements needed to count blood cells or sperm under a microscope is a ____.
    • A. 

      Pipette

    • B. 

      Glucometer

    • C. 

      Photometer

    • D. 

      Hemocytometer

  • 22. 
    Which of the following tests would NOT be performed in a POL?
    • A. 

      Urinalysis

    • B. 

      Blood banking

    • C. 

      Chemical analysis

    • D. 

      Hematologic test

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