Flashcards in Anemia Deck (78)
Typical Symptoms of Anemia
shortness of breath, fatigue, rapid heart rate, dizziness, pain with exercise, pallor
Typical Signs of Anemia
tachycardia, tachypnea, dyspnea, and pallor
_____ detects ability of patient’s serum to bind IgG and/or complement to test normal RBCs
_____ evaluates presence of IgG or C3d or C4d on surface of patient cells by addition of Coomb's reagent.
_____ is synthesized by bacteria and algae, obtained by humans up the ladder through meat, eggs, and milk.
________ in the stomach is bound by Intrinsic Factor (IF), which is secreted by gastric parietal cells
An abnormal osmotic fragility test is characteristic of ________.
Autimmune Hemolytic Anemia is evaluated for using the ______.
Direct Antiglobin Test (DAT)
B12 in the stomach is bound by ________, which is secreted by gastric parietal cells
Intrinsic Factor (IF)
B12 is absorbed and released from IF in the ________
During iron deficient erythropoiesis, there is _____ in erythrocytes.
During iron deficient, erythropoiesis, there is a ______ in iron binding capacity and a _______ in sautration of transferrin
Enteroherpatic recirculation is characteristic of _____ (B12/folate)
Fava beans are frequently associated with _____.
Folate is absorbed in the _____.
For a positive DAT, ____ AIHA is characterized by complement only and no IgG
For a positive DAT, ____ AIHA is characterized by strong IgG and weak complement.
Goat's milk is deficient in _____.
Hepcidin binds to _____ to induce its degradation
Hereditary spherocytosis occurs from defects in cytoskeletal proteins, especially: ______(3)
spectrin, ankyrin, band 3
In anemia related to endocrinopathies, RBCs are ____chromic and ____cytic
In B12 deficiency and folate deficiency anemias, plasma homocysteine is _____.
In B12 deficiency anemia, serum cobalamin is _____.
In B12 deficiency, RBCs are ____cytic.
In chronic infection or inflammation, _____ diminishes iron mobilization and ____ production
In folate deficiency, RBCs are ____cytic.
In hemolytic anemia, reticulocyte count is _____
In hemolytic anemia, serum haptoglobin is ____
In hemolytic anemias, bilirubin, LDH, and SGOT are ______