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Film ap

Film, ap

An x-ray picture in which the beams pass from front-to-back (anteroposterior). As opposed to a pa (posteroanterior) film in which the rays pass through the body from back-to-front.


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... suitable antibiotics might be in order. So in a nutshell: I cannot rule out the presence of bacteria for certain, but the findings in your blood film can also be staining artifacts or (bacterial) contamination. This is important to note, since especially some species of Bartonella can indeed ...

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by snowathlete
Fri Dec 13, 2013 2:08 pm
 
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Topic: What do you think these are, in my blood?
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... that 'seep' bacteria into the blood stream. But I guess in these cases their numbers would be so few that they do not show up on the blood film. And in any case, bacteremia rarely is a stable condition: you either get better (as I believe is normally the case with bartonellosis) or your ...

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by biohazard
Fri Dec 13, 2013 8:13 am
 
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... out as the blood cells die, could that allow their presence without being bacteremia? I suppose that could allow their presence in the blood film, although technically that is bacteremia then. Nevertheless, those dots in the smear still don't quite seem like bacteria in my opinion, but I ...

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by biohazard
Tue Dec 10, 2013 2:02 pm
 
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I dare to say those are not bacteria. It is very uncommon to see bacteria in a correctly prepared blood film. If you had such a bacteremia that you can see them in your blood film, you would most likely be in a hospital now. And I assume you are not in a hospital :) I am not ...

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by snowathlete
Tue Dec 10, 2013 1:08 pm
 
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Topic: What do you think these are, in my blood?
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What do you think these are, in my blood?

I dare to say those are not bacteria. It is very uncommon to see bacteria in a correctly prepared blood film. If you had such a bacteremia that you can see them in your blood film, you would most likely be in a hospital now. And I assume you are not in a hospital :)

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by biohazard
Tue Dec 10, 2013 7:38 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What do you think these are, in my blood?
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