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Differential White Blood Cell Count Result by Rachel M. Patient Expert Posted Wed 25 Aug 2010 10:36pm The result of the Differential White Blood Cell Count wasn’t there. Dr TL picked up the phone and enquired the result. This year, the pathology company who has blood collection room at the surgery changed. Maybe, there is a slight difference in administration style. It wasn’t a straight forward conversation. People at the other end ... Read on »
Differential White Blood Cell Count & New Exercise by Rachel M. Patient Expert Posted Thu 12 Aug 2010 10:58am The latest medical meeting was fun. I feel strange sense of guilt when I said “fun”… But medical meeting shouldn’t be serious as I’m still getting benefit out of it. Dr TL was cheeky. He tried to trick me to sing by saying singing will increase oxygen saturation. I believe there is a truth in it. And, yes I follow my doctor’s instr ... Read on »
Counting White Blood Cells with a Portable Flow Cytometry Device by Bruce Friedman Patient Expert Posted Thu 11 Apr 2013 12:00am I closely track the development of devices that will enable lab testing in a mini-lab or even a home setting previously that is now only available in hospitals or physician offices. I do this for two reasons: (1) I believe that patients and healthcare consumers should assume more responsibility for their own health; and (2) healthcar ... Read on »
Cell Phone Used in the Future for Diagnosing Disease – Microskia by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 10 Nov 2009 10:01pm This comes from using LEDs added to the phone and uses software to analyze.  I had to look at this twice and the add on for the phone is only around $10.00.  They are working on finding out how to identify smaller viruses but feel a device like this one could be used to diagnose malaria easily.  Being the phone is wireless the diagnosis could be ... Read on »
Guidance for Industry: Pre-Storage Leukocyte Reduction of Whole Blood and Blood Components Intended for Transfusion. by FDA Posted Mon 10 Jun 2013 10:41am   Additional copies of this guidance are available from the Office of Communication, Outreach and Development (OCOD), (HFM-40), 1401 Rockville Pike, Suite 200N, Rockville, MD 20852-1448, or by calling 1-800-835-4709 or 301-827-1800, or e-mail , or from the Internet at http://www.fd ... Read on »
10 things to be sure you look at when you read a blood smear by pathologystudent Posted Mon 13 Feb 2012 7:04am     When you look at a blood smear, it’s best to have a plan, and it’s best to try to follow it each time. It might sound boring – but you’ll make a much more accurate and complete assessment that way. Otherwise, the temptation is to just put the slide under the microscope, scan around to see if you see anything weird, and then focu ... Read on »
Crohn's disease by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm What Is Crohn's Disease? Crohn's disease is a chronic inflammatory disease of the intestines. It primarily causes ulcerations of the small and large intestines, but can affect the digestive system anywhere from the mouth to the anus. It is named after the physician who described the disease in 1932. It also is called granulomatous enter ... Read on »
Giving blood by Living well Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Mon 10 Nov 2008 4:45pm I hate giving blood because my veins are so tiny. Whenever I have to give blood, I get poked 4-6 times before they finally find a good vein. I had to give blood yesterday because I give it every three months. I dreaded going in because of what I usually go thru. When I entered the office, there were only a couple of people in there (the roo ... Read on »
Numbers by T Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 21 Nov 2008 4:25pm This might be an interesting post. My brain fog is really bad today along with some weird mood symptoms which turns out can be more signs of herxing. I have felt awful, awful, all day. I couldn't listen to music and I've mostly layed silently here on the couch. I don't have the muscle aches but the only way to describe what I've been feeling is t ... Read on »
How to read an EBV blood test (Post 13) by Carlitos G. Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Dec 2008 3:06am You can always contact me at Please, do not leave anonymous comments because I can't respond to you then... Remember that this is juat a post of my blog, and it evolves, so to see the full story go to: (English) or (Spanish) My current doc: Josepa Riga ... Read on »