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venous

(Science: anatomy) Of or pertaining to the veins.

Origin: L. Venosus


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... to list some if interested), but I've only had basic tests relating to blood clotting. I do not think there is a way to be 100% sure about that. Venous blood samples usually have no problems, since the amount of blood cells in the sample (billions of them) totally overwhelms the few bacteria ...

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by snowathlete
Fri Dec 13, 2013 2:08 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What do you think these are, in my blood?
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... to order a blood culture to see if anything turns up, but I doubt my GP will be willing. I do not think there is a way to be 100% sure about that. Venous blood samples usually have no problems, since the amount of blood cells in the sample (billions of them) totally overwhelms the few bacteria ...

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by biohazard
Fri Dec 13, 2013 8:13 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What do you think these are, in my blood?
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... 5 years ago. I am sure they are linked to my illness. One other possibility occured to me, though: how was the blood sample taken? If it was a venous blood sample taken into an evacuated tube then this is far-fetched, but if the sample was taken by skin-prick or similar method, could it be ...

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by snowathlete
Thu Dec 12, 2013 6:57 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What do you think these are, in my blood?
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... in general, shock, loss of consciousness and so forth. One other possibility occured to me, though: how was the blood sample taken? If it was a venous blood sample taken into an evacuated tube then this is far-fetched, but if the sample was taken by skin-prick or similar method, could it be ...

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by biohazard
Thu Dec 12, 2013 4:49 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What do you think these are, in my blood?
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Views: 9256

Blue Blood For A Science Project

The effect of oxygen on blood is easy to check with modern evacuated blood collection tubes: simply draw a sample of venous blood (low on oxygen, deep red) and open the cap of the tube to see if exposure to oxygen changes it. And for comparison, mistakenly hit an artery when taking ...

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by biohazard
Thu Sep 27, 2012 9:08 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Blue Blood For A Science Project
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