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4 classes of nutrients normally found in plasma
lipids (fatty acids)
the average lifespan of a RBC is?
ATP reserves used up, membrane fragments, no DNA to direct mRNA synthesis (protien synthesis), and enzymes cannot be made
why are hematologic studies of blood so important in the diagnosis of disease?
specific changes from the normal numbers/types of formed elements and/or plasma constituients are characteristic of certain disease states
why is a differential WBC count more valuable than a total WBC count when trying to pin down the specific source of pathology?
a differential count determines the relative percentage of each type of WBC. Increases or decreases in specific WBC populations are often indicative of specific pathogens.
if You had high hematocrit, would you expect your hemoglobin determindation to be high or low?
the higher the RBC volume, the higher the hemoglobin determination
if your blood clumped with anti-A and anti-B sera, your ABO blood type would be?
AB, the least common type
what ABO blood groups can AB blood donate
BUT is the universal receipitant, can recieve blood from A, B, AB, and O
describe the realtionship between hight blood choloesterold levels and cardiovascular diseases.
Hight HDLs are degraded by the liver and eliminated
High LDLs favor cholesterold uptake and deposits in arteriosclerotix plaques which narrow vessels, reduce blood flow to more distal tissues, and increase the risk of thrombus. Narrowing vessels is one cause of hypertension.
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