Diagnostic methods

Paperback | May 17, 2012

byHerbert Thomas Brooks

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1916 Excerpt: ... Gastritis--In early cases hydrochloric acid may be increased. It is generally diminished in well marked cases, and is often absent in advanced cases. When absent, lactic acid is present in traces, mucus is present and is significant of the disease; motility and absorption is generally deficient. Achylia Gastrica--This is frequently the terminal stage of chronic gastritis. There is an entire absence of hydrochloric acid, and a very low total acidity. A small amount of lactic acid may be present. The motility of the stomach is fairly good. This condition is often associated with gastric carcinoma and pernicious anemia. CHAPTER VI BLOOD Examination of a Drop of Fresh Blood--Secure a drop of blood on a cover slip and drop same on a slide and immediately examine microscopically. The slide and cover slip must be absolutely clean to enable the blood to spread in a very thin layer. Note size, shape and color of red corpuscles. Note the leucocytes and the ameboid movements of the polynuclear variety. Note the fibrin. One may examine fresh blood for the malarial parasite, embryos of filaria sanguinis hominis and the trypanosoma gambiense. Haemoglobin--For an accurate estimation use the Sahli apparatus. The haemoglobin is expressed in percentage, 100 per cent being considered as the normal. Estimation of Haemoglobin--By the Use of the Sahli Hcemometer.--Fill the graduated tube to mark 10 with N/10 hydrochloric acid. Fill the pipette up to the mark 20 cu. m.m. with blood. This is quickly discharged into the N/10 hydrochloric solution. Shake and let stand for one minute. Now dilute with water until color matches that of the standard solution. The height of the column is then read. This gives the haemoglobin percentage. By the Talquist Scale of Colors.--A rather large d...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1916 Excerpt: ... Gastritis--In early cases hydrochloric acid may be increased. It is generally diminished in well marked cases, and is often abs...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:24 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.05 inPublished:May 17, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217826539

ISBN - 13:9780217826532

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