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________ involves a cascade of reactions leading to the conversion of fibrinogen to fibrin.
Which of these descriptions best matches the term B lymphocytes?
give rise to antibody producing plasma cells
Which of these descriptions best matches the term colony stimulating factor?
hormone that regulates blood cell formation
Which of the following combinations may result in the hemolytic disease of the newborn:
mother Rh negative, baby Rh positive
Type AB blood has which of the following characteristics:
RBCs have both the A & B surface antigens and no ABO plasma antibodies.
Bill wants to determine his blood type, so he takes a few drops of blood from a puncture wound in his finger and mixes it with various antisera. His blood cells agglutinate when mixed with the anti-A sera but not with the anti-B or anti-D sera. This means
Bill's plasma contains B antibodies.
Antigens of the surface of red blood cells are also called ________ and antibodies in the blood plasma are also called ________.
Pernicious anemia caused by a lack of intrinsic factor is specifically treated by
injections of vitamin B12.
In which of the following situations would you expect the blood level of bilirubin to be elevated?
low blood volume (WRONG ANSWER)
Eileen is a strict vegan and therefore eats no animal products. She develops an anemia that her doctor thinks is caused by a nutritional deficiency. Which of the following is the likeliest candidate?
iron deficiency (WRONG ANSWER)
Mary is tested for the amount of hemoglobin in her blood. The test results indicate that her hemoglobin level is 16 g/dL of blood. This value indicates that
her hemoglobin level is normal.
When a person who lives at sea level vacations in the Rocky Mountains, you would expect
All are correct
The disease sickle cell anemia is an example of what can happen if
a gene for adult hemoglobin is abnormal.
Which one of the following represents the proper sequence of hemostasis:
vascular spasm, platelet plug formation, coagulation
In a centrifuged blood sample, the buffy coat between the formed elements and the plasma contains:
leukocytes and platelets
Which of these proteins functions to store or transport iron?
ferritin, hemosiderin, and transferrin
Which of the following statements concerning red blood cells is false?
None, all the above statements are true.
Each of the following is a characteristic of whole blood, except a
viscosity about the same as water.
An individual who is blood type AB negative can ________.
receive any blood type in moderate amounts except that with the Rh antigen
Complications of aplastic anemia generally do not include ________.
increase of leukocytes as a result of erythrocyte loss
When can erythroblastosis fetalis not possibly happen in the child of an Rh negative mother?
if the father is Rh-
Fred's blood was determined to be AB positive. What does this mean?
There are no antibodies to A, to B, or to Rh antigens in the plasma.
Thromboembolic disorders ________.
include embolus formation, a clot moving within the circulatory system
A lack of intrinsic factor, leading to a deficiency of vitamin B12 and large pale cells called macrocytes, is characteristic of ________.
Select the correct statement regarding blood cell formation
Red marrow is the main site of blood cell formation throughout adult life.
When neither anti-A sera nor anti-B sera clot on a blood plate with donor blood, the blood is type ________.
Which of the choices below is the parent cell for all formed elements of blood?
pluripotent stem cell (hemocytoblast)
Diapedesis is the process by which red blood cells move into tissue spaces from the interior of blood capillaries.
Granulocytes called neutrophils are phagocytic and are the most numerous of all white blood cell types.
A condition of leukocytosis indicates over 11,000 white blood cells per cubic millimeter in the blood.
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