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Chapter 51 Assisting in the Analysis of Urine
Chapter 51 Assisting in the Analysis of urine, from the Kinn's medical assisting book
Lacking a defined shape.
Presence of bilirubin in the urine.
Tubular sturctures found in urine composed mainly of muscoprotein secreted by certain cells of the kidney
Term used when reporting bacteriuria, one CFU represents one bacterium present in the urine sample.
Forming notches or leaflike scalloped edges on an object
Culture and sensitivity
A procedure peformed in the microbology laboratory in which a specimen is cultured on artificial media to detect bacteria or fungal growth, followd by appropriate screening for antibiotic sensitivity
A telescopic examination of the urinary bladder.
Chemical reaction controlled by an emzyme
Fluid that remains after a liquid is passed through a membranous filter
Presence of glucose in the urine
A paragon of execllence, the one to which all others are compared
Decrased blood flow to a body part or ogan caused by constriction or plugging of the supplying artery
The product of the metabolism of a substance such as a drug
Mononuclear white blood cells
Leukocytes having an unsegmented nucleus, monocytes and lymphocytes in paticular
Abnormal preaence of a hemoglobin-like chemical of muscle tissue in urine that is the result of muscle deterioration
Essential amino acid found in milk, eggs, and other foods
Polymorphonuclear white blood cells
Leukocytes having a segmented nucleus also known as polymorphonuclear neutrophils (PMNs) or segmented neutrophils
Causing light to refract, thus creating a sharp boundary or image.
Levels above which substance cannot be reabsorbed by the renal tubules and are therfore excreted in the urine
Of, relating to, or capable of staining living cells after their removal from a living or recently dead organism