MT_CLS - 9/8/2010 Patient Rosalyn MedicalTechnology...

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9/8/2010 1 Medical Technology Clinical Laboratory Science Brianna Miller, MS MLS (ASCP) Teacher, Clinical Laboratory Science Rosalyn 17 year old female Severe pain Dehydrated Anemic Patient Fever Fatigue Chills and a very bad cough Family history Mother, father and brother are all relatively healthy Blood is drawn for analysis Rosalyn Hematology, Chemistry, Blood Bank and Microbiology Hematology Hematology Results WBC = High RBC = Low Hemoglobin = Low Hematology Normal Blood Smear Rosalyn’s Blood Smear Microbiology
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9/8/2010 2 Rosalyn’s Results Streptococcus pneumoniae Microbiology Chemistry Rosalyn’s Results HGb electrophoresis –HGbS Chemistry Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory DNA analysis revealed the Molecular Diagnostics mutation for Sickle Cell Disease Small mutation is responsible for changing the chemical properties of hemoglobin Molecular Diagnostics Blood Bank
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9/8/2010 3 Rosalyn did not have any atypical antibodies to red cells, the blood ordered by the physician will be easily procured Blood Bank Two Considerations Anemia Standard transfusion Blood Bank Need to number of red cells with Hb S Exchange transfusion Manual Automated Final Laboratory Assessment of Rosalyn Combination of the hematology, chemistry and microbiology results Information provided to the Physician Rosalyn’s Lab Results Sickle cell anemia Needs a standard transfusion for her anemia Infection with Streptococcus pneumoniae Do you enjoy biology and chemistry?
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This note was uploaded on 08/21/2011 for the course AHS 300 taught by Professor Paustian during the Fall '08 term at University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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