The laboratory employee with a 2-year degree who performs clinical testing is the
-clinical laboratory scientist
-medical laboratory technician
medical laboratory technician
The laboratory employee who prepares surgical specimen samples for microscopic examination is the
-clinical laboratory technician
The primary liaison between the medical staff and the laboratory staff is the
The specialist in the study of disease of tissues and organs through biopsies is a(an)
In a typical laboratory organizational chart, the person above the supervisor is the
B) laboratory manager
The phlebotomist asked a nurse to identify a patient without a wrist ID band. The nurse said she did not have time. The next person in the chain of command the phlebotomist should report to is the
D) phlebotomy supervisor
The two major areas of the clinical laboratory are
-chemistry and hematology
-cytology and histology
-anatomical and clinical
-urinalysis and microbiology
-anatomical and clinical
Mycology is the study of
A cardiac risk profile is performed in
The laboratory department responsible for frozen sections is
Pap smears are analyzed by
-medical laboratory technicians
The difference between plasma and serum is that
D) plasma contains fibrinogen
To prevent blood from clotting the specimen must be
D) both A and B
-collected in a tube containing anticoagulant
-inverted right after collection
Which of the following pairings is wrong
A) fasting and cloudy
The main anticoagulant for coagulation studies is
D) sodium citrate
Types of specimens collected for urinalysis include all of the following except
Each of the following is a component of the complete blood count (CBC) except
C) sedimentation rate
The routine urinalysis consists of all of the following except -physical examination
B) culture and sensitivity
The direct antiglobulin test is performed in
D) blood bank
ABO and Rh typing are performed in which laboratory section?
B) Blood bank
The activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT) or partial thromboplastin time (PTT) test is performed in
Electrophoresis is performed in
People with diabetes mellitus are monitored using blood tests for glucose and
C) hemoglobin A1C
Tests associated with pancreatitis are
B) amylase and lipase
Which test would a physician order on a patient with a suspected infection?
B) Complete blood count (CBC)
A chemistry test to evaluate kidney function would be the
B) blood urea nitrogen (BUN)
A test that monitors an antidepressant medication is
An anemia would be detected by a
D) complete blood count
Sodium (Na), potassium (K), chloride (Cl), and carbon dioxide (CO2) are components of the test called
Choose the hematology test that might be ordered to give additional information to the physician caring for a patient with anemia. The patient has already had hemoglobin and hematocrit tests done, separately and as part of a complete blood count.
A) Reticulocyte (Retic) count
Choose the coagulation test that is used to monitor patients receiving Coumadin therapy
C) Prothrombin Time (PT)
Choose the chemistry test that is used to dtermine the acidity, alkalinity, oxygen, and carbon dioxide levels of the blood.
A) Arterial blood gases (ABGs)
Choose the serology or immunology test that is used to recognize infectious mononucleosis.
A laboratory manager must have specialist certification.
The serology section is also called immunology.
The liquid portion of a specimen collected in a tube containing ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA) is serum.
Activated partial thromboplastin time is performed in what section
Gram stain is performed in what section
Rapid plasma reagin (RPR) is performed in what section
Antibody screen is performed in what section
Lead test is performed in what section
Monospot test is performed in what section
Lithium test is performed in what section
D-dimer test is performed in what section
Sickledex test is performed in what section
Antibody screen test is performed in what section
The 7 Clinical Laboratories plus Phlebotomy
Tests in a complete blood count (CBC)
Platelet (PLT) count
Red blood cell (RBC)count
White blood cell (WBC) count
Tests performed in the Coagulation Section
Activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT [PTT])
Prothrombin time (PT) and international normalized ratio (INR)
Tests Performed in the Chemistry Section and Disease Panels
Electrolytes (CO2, Cl, Na, K)
Tests performed in the Blood Bank Section
Group and type
Type and crossmatch (T & C)
Type and screen
Tests performed in the Serology (Immunology) Section
Human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG)
Tests performed in the Microbiology Section
Culture and sensitivity (C & S)
Tests performed in Urinalysis
Specific gravity (SG)
What is a specific gravity (SG) test
Measures the concentration of urine
What is the Epstein Barr Virus
What is the human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG) test
Test to find the hormone found in the urine and serum during pregnancy
What is Group and Type?
ABO and Rh typing
What is Type and Crossmatch (T & C)
ABO, Rh typing, and compatibility test
What is Type and screen?
ABO, Rh typing, and antibody screen
What is a Triglyceride test?
Used to assess coronary risk
What is an electrolyte test?
Evaluate body fluid balance
What is a Differential (Diff) test?
Determines the percentage of the different types of white blood cells
What is the hemoglobin test?
Determines the oxygen-carrying capacity of red blood cells
What is the hematocrit test?
Determines the volume of red blood cells packed by centrifugation
What color stopper is used in Hematology?
What color stopper is used in Coagulation?
What is the most common anticoagulant used in Hematology?
ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA)
What is the most common anticoagulant used in Coagulation?
What are some stopper tube colors used in the blood bank?