Questions tagged [hematology]

Questions about the study, treatment, prevention, and diagnosis of blood-related diseases. See also [blood]

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High lyphocytes count in blood test

What is the lymphocytes counts limit which discriminates a recent infection from a CLL (Chronical Leukaemia Lymphocytosis)?
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Defining CPT 88184 Flow cytometry 1st marker

There are differing opinions in my office about how to bill for flow cytometry testing. To elucidate the difference, I need to give an example: A patient has blood drawn in the morning. The doctor ...
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Difference between Contusion, Haemorrage and Hematoma?

As per wikipedia these are the definitions: A contusion, commonly known as a bruise, is a type of hematoma of tissue[1] in which capillaries and sometimes venules are damaged by trauma, allowing ...
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Side Effects of Monitoring Blood Stream for Weeks?

Is there currently some safe method to monitor arterial blood for weeks while "living normally"? Essentially, do doctors monitor some people's bloods contents by attaching some device that constantly ...
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Plausibility of 30 gauge draw?

What are the risks, complications, and problems associated with using a 30 gauge needle to draw blood from someone with otherwise average veins? What is the certainty of hemolysis and would it be even ...