Phlebotomy Ch. 11

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aerobic

with air

anaerobic

without air

autologous

blood that is donated for one's own use

bacteremia

bacteria in the blood

chain of custody

special strict protocol for forensic specimens that requires detailed documentation tracking the specimen from the time it is collected until the results are reported

compatibility

ability to be mixed together with favorable results, as in blood transfusions

hyper/hypoglycemia

a condition in which the blood sugar is either too high or too low

hyper/hypokalemia

either a high or low concentration of potassium in the blood

hyper/hyponatremia

either a high or low level of sodium in the blood

hypoxemia

a low level of oxygen in the blood

lookback

program that requires all components of a unit of blood to be traceable back to the donor and that also requires notification to all blood recipients when a donor for a blood product they have received has turned positive for a transmissible disease

lysis

rupturing, as in the bursting of red blood cells

peak level

drug level collected when the highest serum concentration of the drug is anticipated

septicemia

microorganisms or their toxins in the blood

trough level

drug level collected when the lowest serum concentration of the drug is expected, usually immediately prior to administration of the next scheduled dose.

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