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Section 1

Overview of Body Fluids

Description

Review major categories of body fluids and biochemical tests that may be ordered on body fluids. Explore the advantages and the disadvantages of automated methods.

 

Objectives
  • Identify 3 major categories of body fluids
  • List 3 biochemical tests that may be ordered on body fluids
  • List advantages and disadvantages of automated methods
  • Describe the process for making a cytospin
  • List several types of hematopoietic cells found on the cytospin smear in CSF analysis
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Section 2 | Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF)

Review what Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) is and where it is synthesized. Explore its functions as well as indications for CSF analysis.
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