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Blood specimen is taken from the patients body to find out the risk factors affected by the diseases. A sample of blood is taken and the needle is removed. You will be given a cotton-wool pad to put pressure on the site of the injection, which stops any bleeding and should prevent bruising.for more information log onto: http://bestcarelab.blogspot.com/

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Blood samples

  1. 1. Blood collection and analysis
  2. 2. Collecting of specimenBlood specimen is taken from the patients body to find out the riskfactors affected by the diseases. A sample of blood is taken and theneedle is removed. You will be given a cotton-wool pad to put pressureon the site of the injection, which stops any bleeding and shouldprevent bruising.
  3. 3. Blood SamplesBlood tests are performed on sample of blood cells which hasextracted from a vein in the arm through a needle. Blood vessels canbe acquired from venous access devices and sometimes by fingerstick. A blood vessel is most frequently acquired via a side-line veinpierce (venipuncture). It’s a very practical diagnostic tool and madeup of different kinds of cells including a mixture of salts and certainproteins.
  4. 4. AnalyzingThe doctors mainly examine about the Fluid that is plasma and cellsCells : Red blood, White blood cells and plateletsThe doctors will start examining the levels of the cells and a bloodsmear in the collected blood specimen
  5. 5. Analyzing blood samplesBlood analysis is used to spot out the abnormalities in the blood, e.g.toxic metals, anti-oxidant deficiency and amino acid profile. It’s aninvaluable test to evaluate both the short and long term nature of anyhealth problem
  6. 6. Blood AnalyzerBlood tests are a very useful diagnostic tool. It is made up of severaldifferent kinds of cells and other compounds, including various saltsand certain proteins. Plasma is a liquid part of the blood cells. It willbecome a solid when blood forms as clot outside of the body. Fewliquid of blood cells stayed behind the plasma, that’s called serumwhich uses for chemical test. This test can be used to find out how theimmune system fights with diseases.
  7. 7. Blood testingBlood is usually drawn and collected in order to perform a variety oflaboratory tests. Specimens are often sent to help diagnose conditionssuch as electrolyte imbalances, to screen for risk factors like highcholesterol levels, and to monitor the effects of treatments andmedications.
  8. 8. Processing the specimenPractice universal precautions:o Wear gloves and a laboratory coat while handling blood/body fluids.o Change gloves after each patient blood checkingo Wash hands regularly.o Dispose of items in proper containers.
  9. 9. Collecting of specimenLab technician’s role:•Collecting blood samples•Determining a donors blood type,•Conducting tests to find any diseases if present in particular person’sblood•Maintaining laboratory equipments clean always
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