Athletes who choose to use industry-produced EPO as a performance-enhancing drug to increase the effects of their naturally-produced EPO, will experience ______.
Which leukocyte might you expect to find in higher quantities in a person experiencing allergies?
Choose the statement that is true concerning hemoglobin.
Bilirubin is created when red blood cells are recycled. How is it removed from the blood stream?
Which of the following is correctly matched?
Abnormally low levels of erythrocytes caused by excessive bleeding is called______.
On a blood smear slide prepared using Wright's stain, you observe a large cell with a U-shaped nucleus and pale blue cytoplasm. This cell is most likely a(n) __________.
Which of the following scenarios could result in HDN (hemolytic disease of the newborn)?
When a person has an acute bacterial infection, such as bacterial meningitis or appendicitis, which type of leukocyte increases in number?
What part of the pathway to produce platelets is shared with other formed elements?
What triggers erythropoietin (EPO) production to make new red blood cells?
Which part of the hemoglobin molecule binds carbon dioxide for transport?
What part of the hemoglobin molecule is eventually metabolized to stercobilin in the feces?
What erythrocyte production disorder results from an autoimmune disease associated with vitamin B12 absorption?
What protein involved in coagulation provides the activation for the final step in clotting?
Which of the following represents a difference between extrinsic and intrinsic blood clotting pathways?
What "clot buster" enzyme removes unneeded clots after healing has occurred during fibrinolysis?
During erythroblastosis fetalis, a Rh- mother's anti-Rh antibodies that have crossed the placenta will cause agglutination of the fetus's Rh+ RBCs. However, the reverse problem never happens when a Rh+ mother is pregnant with a Rh- fetus, that is, antibodies produced by the fetus cannot cause agglutination of the mother's Rh+ RBCs. This is true because ______.
Which of these represents the majority of whole blood by volume?
Which of the following is true of the structure of an erythrocyte?
What is the name of the protein found in erythrocytes that transports respiratory gases?