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The primary purpose of understanding lab tests and testing for dentists is...to confirm med diagnoses through consult and determine patient's ability to withstand dental care
t/f: the creatinine clearance test compares the mat of creatinine in the blood with the amount excreted in the urine over a 24h periodtrue
t/f: an elevated reticulocyte count is a normal physiologic response to blood losstrue
how would anemia be expected to affect the tests?low hematocrit & low hemoglobin
40 yo patient with low MCV, low MCH & guaiac positive still most likely has what?Iron deficiency
Serum liver enzymes suggest the amount of _____ destructionhepatocyte
what are the 7 ions analyzed in a Chem 7?Na, K, Cl, CO2, BUN, Creat, & Glucose
what is the normal range for platelet count?150k-400k
what is the normal range for WBC count?4.5k-11k
A Left shift of PMN's would lead to what?increased immature PMNs (1-2 lobes)
A right shift of PMN's would lead to what?increased mature PMN's (4 lobes)
antibiotic prophylaxis is required for a PMN count below what?500
Which specific iso-enzyme of Creatinine Phosphokinase is specific to the heart and so a good indicator of MI?MB band (aka cardiac troponin)
what condition is suggested by liver enzymes when AST>ALTalcohol related liver disease
what condition is suggested by liver enzymes when ALT 10X > ALTviral hepatitis
Acid-fast stain is used for what condition?Tuberculosis
KOH preparations are used to screen what type of infection?Fungal infection
India ink preparation is used for what in CSF?Cryptococci
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lab result... what does this indicate?

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Low MCVMicrocytosis
High MCVMacrocytosis
High MCHHyperchromia
Low MCHHypochromic anemia
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