FREE ASCP Orders and Equipment Selection Questions and Answers

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GTT is an acronym for:

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The glucose tolerance test (GTT), which is frequently used to screen for type 2 diabetes, gauges the body's reaction to sugar (glucose).

Which of the following examinations could be combined to evaluate anomalies in clotting?

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To evaluate a patient's overall clotting problems, the prothrombin time (PT) test can be utilized in conjunction with the partial thromboplastin time (PTT).

In what situation is a butterfly needle a better option than a vacutainer system?

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When drawing blood from challenging veins, the tubing of a winged infusion (butterfly) blood collection needle provides more flexibility. Butterfly needles with smaller gauges (23 or 25) are usually used on patients who are elderly, small-veined, or fragile.

What kind of anticoagulant is contained in a tube with a light-blue stopper?

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Sodium citrate, an anticoagulant, is contained in a tube with a light-blue stopper.

Preanalytical mistakes may happen:

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Errors in preanalysis may arise from a specimen before laboratory examination.

By what test would you keep an eye on the levels of heparin?

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Heparin therapy is monitored by the activated coagulation time (ACT) test.

What is possible with a multidraw needle?

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A multidraw needle is a double-ended needle that has a sheath to keep blood from leaking out when changing tubes, allowing you to draw blood from multiple tubes at once.

In order to do a STAT glucose test, you are drawing blood. Which tube from the list below is the best option?

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Even when blood cells are removed from the body, their metabolism doesn't stop. Glucose is broken down during this process. Anticoagulants included in gray-stoppered tubes function as glycolytic inhibitors, lowering the quantity of glucose broken down after drawing, leading to a more precise STAT glucose test.

Which of the following is regarded as appropriate approach when cleaning a site before venipuncture?

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Prior to venipuncture, the area should be cleaned with alcohol using a circular target motion. Start at the desired venipuncture site and work your way outward in concentric circles. This approach forces the bacteria away from the interior of the venipuncture site to the outside.

Which glass tube among the following is additive-free?

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There is no additive in a red-topped glass tube.

Which anticoagulant is used in a tube that has a gray stopper?

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As an anticoagulant, potassium oxalate or sodium fluoride and thymol are combined in a gray stopper tube.

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