Guide to Resources for Medical Laboratory Science students and professional

Qualities of an Ideal Fixative in Histopathology

Fixation is the first step of any histological and cytological laboratory technique.  It is the process by which the tissue are fixed...

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Types of Personnel in the Medical Laboratory setting

Laboratory professionals have a critical role to play in providing quality health care. The results of the tests they generate improve...

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Types of Cells Found in Urine Sediment

Urine sediment is a complex mixture of variety of elements. It is obtained by centrifuging urine at 3000 rpm for 5 minutes. The microscopic...

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Active Immunization - Toxoids, Live attenuated and...

Immunoprophylaxis is the prevention of disease through the production of active or passive immunity. The incidence of diseases like...

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Rubella Virus (German Measles) : Causes, Symptoms,...

Rubella virus is an RNA virus classified as a rubivirus in the family Togaviridae. It causes Rubella, A mild viral disease that affects...

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Iron Deficiency Anemia : Causes, Laboratory diagnosis...

Iron deficiency is the commonest cause of anaemia worldwide and is frequently seen in general practice. Iron deficiency anaemia is...

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Histoplasmosis: Cause, Types and Complications

Histoplasmosis is a is primarily a disease of reticuloendothelial system caused by an intracellular  and  dimorphic fungus Histoplasma...

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Biomedical waste management and disposal methods

Because of the presence of a higher concentration of infectious and hazardous substances, biomedical waste required special attention...

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Vitamin A :Function, metabolism & deficiency

Vitamin A belongs to the fat soluble vitamins. Its active form is present only in animal tissues meanwhile the pro-vitamin, beta-carotene...

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Differences between Fat Soluble and Water Soluble...

Vitamins can be defined as organic compounds occurring in small quantities in different natural foods and are necessary for growth...

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Fluorescent antinuclear antibody test (FANA) : Principle,...

Fluorescent antinuclear antibody test (FANA) is an indirect immunofluorescence staining technique used for the detection of antinuclear...

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Rapid Plasma Reagin Test : Principle, Procedure &...

Rapid Plasma Reagin abbreviated (RPR) is a non-treponemal rapid qualitative and semi-quantitative test for the detection and estimation...

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