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  • 1. Blood and the Lymphatic and Immune System
    Diagnostic Procedures
    By: Demetris Norton
  • 2. Diagnostic Procedures
    Clinical Laboratory Tests
    Enzyme-linked Immunosorbent Assay (also called ELISA) - is a blood test given for the AIDS virus
    A positive test would mean that the person has AIDS
    Sometimes this test can read as a false-positive
    If a false-positive happens then in addition to the ELISA test the Western blot test should be given to verify the results of the first test
  • 3.
  • 4. Diagnostic Procedures
    Clinical Laboratory Tests
    Western Blot – this is the backup test when the enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay test gives a false-reading to verify the presence of the HIV (AIDS virus).
    This test is easy to perform (Rapid Test)
    Results will show in 2 to 3 minutes
    HIV 1 and HIV2 protein sensitivity 99.5% and specificity 99.5%
    Easy to perform in the field
    And has an effectiveness for up to one year
  • 5.
  • 6. Diagnostic Procedures
    Diagnostic Imaging
    - Lymphangiography - This is a machines that takes x-rays of the lymph vessels after an injection of dye in shot into the foot.
    - the lymph flow through the chest is able to be traced.
  • 7. Diagnostic Procedures
    Monospot -This test is administered for mononucleosis.
  • 8. Diagnostic Procedures
    Scratch Test - A patient is exposed to certain allergens to test for allergies
    A light scratch is given on the skin.
    If a positive test results it indicates that a person is allergic to that particular substance.
  • 9. Work Cited
    Fremgen, Bonnie F., and Suzanne S. Frucht. “Cardiovascular System.” Medical Terminology: A Living Language. 4th ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ; Prentice Hall, 2009. 50.
    http://www.sero-med.de/KLINIK_Line/HIV/hiv.html
    http://health.allrefer.com/health/lymphangiogram-lymphangiogram.html
    http://www.stressfree.net/Allergy_Testing%20-%20Treatment.htm