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PREPARATION OF PERIPHERAL BLOOD SMEAR

A Peripheral blood smear (PBS) or Blood film is required to be made from capillary blood or from a drop of blood from an EDTA (anticoagulated) blood sample. Blood smears are needed for microscopic examination of the blood. Most commonly blood smears are used for the Differential Leukocyte count (DLC). The DLC involves the counting of“PREPARATION OF PERIPHERAL BLOOD SMEAR”

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BLOOD COLLECTION BY CAPILLARY PUNCTURE

A Blood test is prescribed in most of the blood-related disorders, metabolic disorders and in various infections as well as for the Regular health Check-ups. Whenever a small amount of blood is required for the tests, instead of venipuncture, a capillary puncture is done to collect the sample. In Children and Adults, finger puncture is“BLOOD COLLECTION BY CAPILLARY PUNCTURE”

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COLOR CODES OF VACUTAINER TUBES & ITS USES

INTRODUCTION TO VACUTAINER TUBES Vacutainer tubes were invented by Joe Kleiner and BD (Becton, Dickinson & Co.) in 1949. These tubes are the registered trademark of Becton, Dickinson & Co. and today vacutainer tubes are manufactured and sold by them. A Vacutainer blood collection tube is a sterile glass or plastic tube with a closure“COLOR CODES OF VACUTAINER TUBES & ITS USES”

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MEDICAL SUFFIXES

Here is the list of commonly used medical Suffixes which is definitely gonna help you in understanding the terms used by medical professionals especially in prescriptions given by doctors or pharmacists as well as many Suffixes are used along with the medical abbreviations in the Investigation Forms that has to be performed in the diagnostic laboratories….

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LABORATORY DIAGNOSIS OF STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS

A range of laboratory diagnostic methods has been developed to support patient management and disease control. The choice of diagnostic method depends on the purpose for which the testing is done (e.g. clinical diagnosis, epidemiological survey, vaccine development), the type of laboratory facilities and technical expertise available, costs, and the time of sample collection. Ideally,“LABORATORY DIAGNOSIS OF STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS”

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TOXINS AND PATHOGENESIS OF STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS

TOXINS OF STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS Staphylococcus aureus produces a wide variety of toxins which are important virulence factors and produces various diseases in humans. These are as follows: 1.) Hemolysin – Staphy aureus produces four antigenically distinct types of hemolysin called as alpha, beta, gamma & delta. All these types of toxin are exotoxins. Of these,“TOXINS AND PATHOGENESIS OF STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS”

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BIOCHEMICAL TESTS FOR STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS

BIOCHEMICAL TESTS FOR STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS There are so many biochemical reactions for the Staphylococcus aureus but a few reactions are most commonly used and are medically important for distinguishing pathogenic staphylococcus i.e. S. aureus from other non- pathogenic Staphylococci which are as follows: Beta hemolysis on Blood agar Golden yellow pigment production Coagulase production Mannitol“BIOCHEMICAL TESTS FOR STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS”

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