Systemic Lupus erythematosus is caused by what type of Hypersensitivity
What are hallmark lupus s/sx
fever, joint pain, butterfly-shaped erythema involving cheeks and nose
silver sulfadazine (Silvadene) treatment of
infections in burns and wounds(debidement).
Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) and zinc improve
what is Dakin's
bleach solution for Wound care
What immune cell does HIV attack
CD4 T helper
how low does the T cell count have to be in order to be diagnosed as full blown AIDS?
< 200 cells/ μL
Period when HIV proteins can be detected in the blood
3 - 17 weeks after infection
When infected (i.e.: from a needle stick) how long can it take for the test to be positive?
Average time from initial infection to AIDS is about
what class of drug can elevate plasma level of cholesterol & triglycerides, may cause new onset of diabetes, exacerbate existing diabetes by incr. blood glucose. Risk of bleeding in hemophiliacs, accelerate bone loss ->osteoporosis. Lipodystrophy also
What is the plasma made of?
What portion of blood is plasma?
50 - 55%
What portion of blood is made up of formed elements
45 - 50%
normal values for CBC
normal values for Hct
normal values for Hgb
normal values for Neutrophils
57 - 67%
What are the three most numerous plasma proteins
Albumin53% , Globulins43% , Fibrinogen ~4%
What are the three classes of formed elements
Erythrocytes, Leukocytes, Platelets
Pernicious Anemia (B12), Folate deficiency
which anemia is IF dependent
name the Microcytic-Hypochromic Anemia
iron defic, sideroplastic
name the 4 Normocytic-Normochromic Anemias
aplastic, post hemorhegic, hemolytic, Anemia of chronic disorder