Collecting, Preserving, and Processing Clinical
Paragraph 2-1 through 2-21.
After completing this lesson, you should be able to:
Given a list of types of specimens, select the
specimen(s) used in the laboratory to identify
Given the name of a parasitic disease and a list
of names of serological tests, select the test(s)
generally accepted as being useful and routinely
used for the diagnosis of the given parasitic
From a list of types of specimens, select the
specimen(s) that can be used to determine the
presence of blood parasites.
Given a description of a situation, select whether
a venipuncture or a capillary puncture should be
used to collect the required blood specimen.
Given a group of statements, select the
statement that describes a step performed in
either a venipuncture or capillary puncture to
gain a blood sample.
From a list of names of anticoagulants, select
the anticoagulant most often used in the
collection of blood specimens for parasitic
Given the names of a group of chemical
substances, select the chemical substance used
From a list of names of procedures, select the
procedure that is the most satisfactory
procedure for the definitive diagnosis of malaria,
trypanosomes, and filariasis.