Medical Final Study Questions
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a visual examination of the urinary bladder.
cells that are necessary for blood coagulation (clotting)
blood vessels that carry oxygen-enriched blood away from the heart.
narrowing of the pylorus
How can Down Syndrome be diagnosed?
with an amniocentesis
bone loss caused by Osteoporosis
What does an FBS level measure?
Fasting Blood Sugar
What laboratory test would be ordered to confirm pregnancy?
Blood or urine test to detect hCG. (Human Chorionic Gonadotropin)
What is PSA?
Why would a PSA level be drawn for a patient?
To test for prostate cancer.
What laboratory test would be drawn to measure clotting factors?
Prothrombin time (PT or pro time test)
What medical condition is confirmed by Uric Acid levels?
Gout, a form of arthritis.
What blood tests would be drawn to confirm HIV?
ELISA test and then confirmed by a Western blot test.
What does ELISA mean?
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Troponin levels would be drawn for this suspected cardiac condition
Heart Attack, through cardiac biomarkers to measure the troponin in the blood.
What laboratory test is used to identify blood in the stool?
Fecal Occult Blood Test (FOBT)
CA-125 is utilized to identify this type of cancer
A blood test that measures the amount of cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood