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Application of 70% isopropyl alcohol to a venipuncture site results in improved visualization of the vein because it causes this.
Low-profile gastrostomy tubes are made of silicone and cause less irritation of the _________ when compared with traditional latex gastrostomy tubes.
When this occurs with certain intravenous chemotherapeutic drugs, as much as the drug should be removed from the site as possible by aspirating 5 mL of blood back through the catheter.
An in vitro technique used to rapidly synthesize large quantities of a given DNA segment. (3 words)
Improper compression of the vein following venipuncture may cause this complication.
This type of catheter can be placed in the femur.
An increased number of white blood cells.
Passing through the skin.
A decrease in cirulating platelets.
A common site for this procedure to be performed is the carpal joint.
Prolonged loss of appetite.
Forcibly ejecting collected blood through the syringe needle into the collection tube can cause this sample artifact.
Passage of an orogastric tube into this organ allows for sample collection of fluid that is then analyzed for diagnosis of diseases of the forestomachs.
In a patient with this white blood count abnormality, a bone marrow aspirate is indicated.
Infusion of isotonic fluids into the abdomen for the express purpose of retrieval of the fluid for diagnostic fluid analysis. (3 words)
The concentration of osmotically active particles in a solution.
A potential complication of this process is abdominal pain and distention.
The act of surgically making an opening in the abdominal wall and into the stomach, usually for the placement of a feeding tube.
Performing this action during a transtracheal wash will help loosen mucus and encourage this animal cough, thereby enhancing sample collection.
Although a common procedure in small animals, this urine collection technique is not performed in most large animals.
Often a cause of leukocytosis.
An overall decrease in red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets.
Potential complication of an indwelling intravenous catheter involving a blood clot obstructing flow, which is characterized by a vein that "stands up" without being held off.
This self-retaining catheter is an ideal choice for urinary catheterization of mares.

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