The liver is a complex organ situated on the right side of the abdomen weigh about 3 pounds. It has two lobes, the right, and the left lobe. It has interconnected functions with the pancreas and intestines which involve digestion, absorption and food processing.
However, the liver, through its … Continue reading
The process of phagocytosis involves taking the particulate matter into a cell. Different types of cells can phagocytose at times, however, there are specialized phagocytic cells in the body of mammals namely the large macrophages and the smaller polymorphonuclear leukocytes.
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Innate immunity can be defined as the non-specific immune defences that come in play in case of body invasion by an infectious agent. In the arena of body defence, just like the military organization, there is the first line to be deployed against and infectious agent, in a specific order until … Continue reading
KMLTTB OCTOBER 2014 EXAMINATIONSDIPLOMA LEVEL
INSTRUCTIONS: ANSWER ALL QUESTIONS IN SECTION A AND BQ1 Why can’t the enzymes in the saliva work in the stomach? (a) It is too dark (b) Conditions are too acidic (c) They get broken down by bacteria (d) Movement of the stomach is very … Continue reading
SECTION AQ1 The following anticoagulant is used for collecting blood for glucose analysis:- (a) Citrate (b) EDTAS (c) CAPD (d) Fluoride
Q2 Which of the following is a cause for haemolysis in blood specimen:- (a) Hyperlipaedemia (b) Polyuria (c) Wet blood containers (d) … Continue reading