Clinical Chemistry And Serology (Updated To Include Hemostasis And Cytology)

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  • 1. 
    A decrease in _________ may occur in chronic liver dease, starvation/malnutrition, malabsorption, enteritis, colitis, parasites, pregnancy and lactation, prolonged fever, uncontrolled diabetes, trauma, nephritis, ascites, protein losing enteropothy, and blood loss. (I really hope we don't have to know all of these.)
  • 2. 
    A sample tube should be immediately labeled with the following:
    • A. 

      Patient name

    • B. 

      Patient ID number

    • C. 

      Hospital name

    • D. 

      Date

    • E. 

      Time of collection

    • F. 

      Veterinarian name

    • G. 

      Owner's name

  • 3. 
    A serum sample is obtained by placing blood in an EDTA or sodium citrate tube and allowing it to clot before spinning it down.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Increased BUN concentration may be present if a meal was high in ___________.
  • 5. 
    Serum can be frozen or refrigerated.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Serum is plasma from which _________ has been removed. (not clotting factor)
  • 7. 
    What is ALB an acronym for?
  • 8. 
    What serum protein helps evaluate hydration, hemorrhage, intestinal, liver, and kidney disease?
  • 9. 
    What type of procedures are essential for any test (analyzers) that is performed on an in-clinic basis? (tests accuracy)
  • 10. 
    What type of blood samples are ideal for blood chemistries? (before/after meal, use correct term)
  • 11. 
    Which anticoagulant can be used for more assays included in a routine biochemical profile?
  • 12. 
    Which of the following are kidney assays?
    • A. 

      GGT

    • B. 

      BUN

    • C. 

      ALT

    • D. 

      ALK

    • E. 

      Creatinine

    • F. 

      Trypsin

    • G. 

      TBIL

    • H. 

      Amylase

    • I. 

      AST

    • J. 

      Lipase

    • K. 

      ALKP

    • L. 

      Glucose

  • 13. 
    Which of the following are liver chemistries?
    • A. 

      GGT

    • B. 

      BUN

    • C. 

      ALT

    • D. 

      ALK

    • E. 

      Creatinine

    • F. 

      Trypsin

    • G. 

      TBIL

    • H. 

      Amylase

    • I. 

      AST

    • J. 

      Lipase

    • K. 

      ALKP

    • L. 

      Glucose

  • 14. 
    Which of the following are pancreas assays?
    • A. 

      GGT

    • B. 

      BUN

    • C. 

      ALT

    • D. 

      ALK

    • E. 

      Creatinine

    • F. 

      Trypsin

    • G. 

      TBIL

    • H. 

      Amylase

    • I. 

      AST

    • J. 

      Lipase

    • K. 

      ALKP

    • L. 

      Glucose

  • 15. 
    What does ALKP stand for?
  • 16. 
    What is another acronym for ALKP?
  • 17. 
    What isoenzyme is present in almost all tissues, particularly osteoblasts in bones, chondroblasts in cartilage, and called of the hepatobiliary system of the liver.
  • 18. 
    Elevations in ____________ may indicate liver damage, Cushing's disease, and active bone growth in young pets.
  • 19. 
    Most ALKP in young animals comes from ______________ and ______________ because of active bone development. (include a comma between answers)
  • 20. 
    Most ALKP in older animals comes from the __________ as bone development stabilizes.
  • 21. 
    Adult animals with bone injury or obstructive liver disease may have increased _____________.
  • 22. 
    What two drugs will give a marked increase in ALKP for up to 2 weeks after administration? (include a comma between answers)
  • 23. 
    What is ALT an acronym for?
  • 24. 
    ALT was formerly known as
  • 25. 
    What enzyme is found in large amounts in the hepatocytes of dogs, cats, and primates?
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