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Microbiology

Blood smear
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Blood Smear Preparation

The diagnosis of blood parasites involves examination and identification in blood smear preparations as well as the detection of their ...
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medically important flagellates
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Flagellates: The 2 Classes Which are Medically Important

Flagellates are protozoans of the Mastigophora group. They are unicellular eukaryotes with organelles such nucleus, the kinetoplast, axoneme, and undulating ...
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Chromoblastomycosis
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5 Most Common Fungal Infections

The five most common fungal infections include those caused by candida species, aspergillus species and the dermatophytes or tinea species ...
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ELISA: Principle, Types, Procedure and Application

ELISA is an acronym for Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay. ELISA is a plate-based assay designed to detect and quantify proteins, antibodies, ...
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Staining techniques
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The 3 Major Staining Techniques In A Bacteriology Laboratory

Indian Ink Staining This is a negative staining procedure for the demonstration of bacteria which are capsulated. The capsule protects ...
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Hematology

Hematopoiesis
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Hematopoiesis: The stages of blood cell formation.

Hematopoiesis refers to the process of production or formation of the cellular components of blood which include the white blood ...
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Red blood cells
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Red Blood Cells: The 7 Simple Indices To Memorize

Red blood cell indices are test values that indicate cell size, shape and hemoglobin content. this is important in determining ...
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Blood Collection Container
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Blood Collection Tubes: 18 Containers You Should Know About

The health industry has special blood collection tubes that are used for specimen collection. The glass or plastic tubes mostly ...
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blood cells
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7 Notorious Bleeding Disorders and Their Laboratory Investigations

Bleeding disorders are conditions in which a person experiences excessive bleeding due to a defect in the body's coagulation processes ...
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Clinical Chemistry

Liver function test machine
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Liver Function Tests: An Extensive Read

The liver is a complex organ situated on the right side of the abdomen weigh about 3 pounds. It has ...
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A Healthy non Jaundiced liver
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Jaundice: Types, Causes, Laboratory Diagnosis and Treatment

Jaundice or Icterus is a condition in which the skin, sclera (whites of the eye) and mucous membranes become yellow ...
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Histo- CytoPathology

Fixed tissue under microscope
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Tissue Fixation Processes in Histology

Tissue fixation is the prevention of decay or putrefaction of biological tissues through physical or chemical means. It's a process ...
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Immunology

complement pathway
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Complement pathway: Three cascades that are easy to follow

Complement pathway is a cascade of biochemical reaction which involve cleavage and attachment of fragments that together result in activation ...
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Lymphoid system
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Lymphoid System: The primary and secondary organs

The stem cells in the bone marrow differentiate into immune compliment lymphocytes in the primary or central lymphoid organs and ...
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Humoral Immunity
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Humoral Immunity: What you should know!

Humoral immunity is derived from the Latin word ‘humor’ meaning fluid. It is a type of immune response that is ...
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Hematopoiesis
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Hematopoiesis: The stages of blood cell formation.

Hematopoiesis refers to the process of production or formation of the cellular components of blood which include the white blood ...
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The comlement system
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The Complement System: A Brief Overview

The term complement has been used to refer to the heat-labile component of blood that was able to lyse bacteria ...
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