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Venous blood

venous blood

blood which has passed through the capillaries of various tissues, except the lungs, and is found in the veins, the right chambers of the heart, and the pulmonary arteries; it is usually dark red as a result of a lower content of oxygen.


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... based in, but in most countries you can privately order a set of basic blood tests (blood cell counts, standard blood chemistry etc.), which already ... 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 ...

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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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... as sometimes with severe tooth infections that 'seep' bacteria into the blood stream. But I guess in these cases their numbers would be so few that ... 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 ...

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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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... If you had Staphylococci (or similar-looking Streptococci ) in your blood, I think you would almost certainly be hospitalized by now as those ... 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, ...

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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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... If you had Staphylococci (or similar-looking Streptococci ) in your blood, I think you would almost certainly be hospitalized by now as those ... 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, ...

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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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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 ...

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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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