Trivia Questions On Automated Hematology Analyzer! Quiz

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Automated hematology analyzers can rapidly analyze whole blood specimens for the complete blood count test that is aimed at checking blood cells for diseases and count for different blood components. Abnormal increases or decreases in cell counts, as revealed in a complete blood count may indicate that you have an underlying medical condition. Do you know how to decipher the results you might get? Test yourself by taking these trivia questions on an automated hematology analyzer!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Causes of spurious decrease in MCV. 
    • A. 

      Cryoglobulin

    • B. 

      Cryofibrinogen

    • C. 

      Hyperglycemia

    • D. 

      Swollen red cells

    • E. 

      >50,000/uL WBC

  • 2. 
    Causes of spurious decrease in microhematocrit. 
    • A. 

      Hyponatremia

    • B. 

      Excess EDTA

    • C. 

      Hemolysis

    • D. 

      Plasma trapping

    • E. 

      Hypernatremia

  • 3. 
    Causes of spurious increase in automated Hct.
    • A. 

      Hyperglycemia

    • B. 

      Cryoglobulin

    • C. 

      Cryofibrinogen

    • D. 

      Microcytic red blood cells

    • E. 

      Clotting

  • 4. 
    Causes of spurious decrease in automated Hct.
    • A. 

      Hyperglycemia

    • B. 

      Autoagglutination

    • C. 

      Clotting

    • D. 

      Increased WBC count

    • E. 

      Microcytic red blood cells

  • 5. 
    Causes of spurious increase in platelet count.
    • A. 

      Hemolysis in vivo and in vitro

    • B. 

      Clotting

    • C. 

      Microcytic red blood cells

    • D. 

      Giant platelets

    • E. 

      Heparin

  • 6. 
    Causes of spurious decrease in platelet count.
    • A. 

      Platelet clumping

    • B. 

      Platelet satellitosis

    • C. 

      Giant platelets

    • D. 

      Heparin use

    • E. 

      Clotting

  • 7. 
    Causes of spurious decrease in RBC ct
    • A. 

      Hemolysis in vivo

    • B. 

      Autoagglutination

    • C. 

      Clotting

    • D. 

      Cryofibrinogen

    • E. 

      Giant platelets

  • 8. 
    Causes spurious increase in Hb:
    • A. 

      Carbohyhemoglobin (>10%)

    • B. 

      Hemolysis in vitro

    • C. 

      Lipemia

    • D. 

      Hyperbilirubinemia

    • E. 

      Clotting

  • 9. 
    Causes of spurious decrease in WBC ct:
    • A. 

      Heparin use

    • B. 

      Clotting

    • C. 

      Monoclonal proteins

    • D. 

      Smudge cells

    • E. 

      Cryoglobulins

  • 10. 
    Causes of spurious increase in WBC ct.:
    • A. 

      Heparin use

    • B. 

      Clotting

    • C. 

      Cryoglobulin

    • D. 

      Uremia with immunosuppressants

    • E. 

      Platelet clumping

  • 11. 
    Causes spurious decrease in Hb:
    • A. 

      Clotting

    • B. 

      Carboyhemoglobin

    • C. 

      Sulfhemoglobin

    • D. 

      High WBC ct

    • E. 

      Lipemia

  • 12. 
    Causes of spurious increase in MCHC
    • A. 

      Low Hct

    • B. 

      High Hb

    • C. 

      High WBC

    • D. 

      High Hct

    • E. 

      Low Hb

  • 13. 
    Causes spurious increase in platelet ct:
    • A. 

      Giant platelets

    • B. 

      Red blood cell inclusions

    • C. 

      Hemolysis

    • D. 

      Microcytic red blood cells

    • E. 

      Clotting

  • 14. 
    Causes spurious decrease in MCV
    • A. 

      Cryofibrinogen

    • B. 

      Hyperglycemia

    • C. 

      Autoagglutination

    • D. 

      High WBC ct

    • E. 

      Reduced red cell deformability

  • 15. 
    Causes spuriously high MCHC
    • A. 

      Clotting

    • B. 

      High wbc ct

    • C. 

      High Hct

    • D. 

      Autoagglutination

    • E. 

      Low Hb

  • 16. 
    Causes of spurious decrease in microhematocrit. 
    • A. 

      Hyponatremia

    • B. 

      Excess EDTA

    • C. 

      Hemolysis

    • D. 

      Plasma trapping

    • E. 

      Hypernatremia

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