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Blood%20collection - and electrolyte levels Plasma vs Serum...

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What We’ll Cover…. Collection Veins Blood Processing Plasma vs. Serum Packed Cell Volume Blood Collection Tubes
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Dogs and Cats – Cephalic  or Jugular Vein 
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Cattle – Jugular or Tail Vein Horse – Jugular Vein
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Swine – Jugular and Ear Veins Goats and Sheep – Jugular Vein
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Blood Processing: Centrifugation Blood samples are spun down to separate into three layers due to densities Plasma Buffy white coat (Platelets) Red Blood Cells Plasma samples can then be drawn off and used for various testing such as protein, mineral,
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Unformatted text preview: and electrolyte levels Plasma vs. Serum • Definition: percentage of whole blood composed of erythrocytes (The volume of packed red blood cells divided by the total volume of the blood) Hematocrit = Packed Cell Volume (PCV) • PCV < 45 indicates anemia • PCV > 45 indicates dehydration Anticoagulants *Heparin *EDTA *Sodium Citrate Serum Separator tubes used to collect serum after centrifugation Blood Tubes containing anticoagulants: used to collect plasma...
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This note was uploaded on 02/26/2012 for the course ANSC 230 taught by Professor Scottmills during the Fall '11 term at Purdue.

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Blood%20collection - and electrolyte levels Plasma vs Serum...

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