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Before a doctor can diagnose a patient, laboratory tests such as blood work are required.

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The Alt is definilty your liver count. Mine was high after I delivered my daughter, they kept me in the hospital an extra day. A week after I was home I had to go and see my family doctor, they tested it and it went back to normal, though I myself have a fatty liver. I think you will be fine as long…
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Sir Alec John Jeffreys, (born in 1950 in Oxford) is a British geneticist, who developed techniques for DNA fingerprinting and DNA genome sequencing. This led to tests for testing paternity.
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%DETAILS%%FOLLOWUPS% I had a reaction to Lidocaine at a dentist visit and then during a mole removal. My doctor had me tested at an allergist. I was tested with diluted pure lidocaine and found to be allergic. You can be tested but according to my allergist it has to be on the pure drug, not a na…
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Here's what you do. Take your stash, everything you shoot, snort, toke, smoke, and swallow. Transport it to the room in your home where you keep the toilet, lavatory, commode, porcelain throne. Drop your chemicals of choice into the receptacle bowl, and flush. Repeat as necessary until all has been …
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There are several types of DNA tests. 1. Genetic Fingerprinting This is used to determine someone's identity or their relationship to someone else. These are paternity tests and the DNA evidence you hear about in court. These cost around $500 if you require a legally binding result, or half that i…
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Answer It is a faeces (poo) sample, which can be used by a biomedical scientist to determine the cause of diarrhoea for instance, or detect the presence of occult (hidden) blood.
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Answer It means that your iron is up good. I am guessing you had a finger stick and they told you this. A lot of women are anemic during pregnancy and need ferrous sulfate to help with this. The doctor was probably just assuring you that your blood work looked good.
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At least in the United States if they are going to test you for HIV, they MUST inform you and you have to give consent. Well, if you are under 18, your parent would have to give consent. Don't know what state you live in but, in Tennessee all that is required is for the person to tell you that you …
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The lab urine tests looks for the presence of HCG (a pregnancy hormone) in your urine.if you get a positive- the only way it's wrong is if you've taken HCG containing medications (for infertility treatments) or if you have a tumor that is producing HCG-very rare.if you get a negative- the test could…
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Answer A physical exam is when a doctor or psyciatrist (or someone like that) examines your body for any problems, i.e a health check
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I am on a military base and have taken two blood tests and received the results the same day. I'm not sure about civilian blood tests though
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usually whatever your co-pay is. but around $25. call a primecare.
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IQ tests are very limited. They do not test how people see things. While someone might be a brilliant person they might not be able to paint a simple sunset well. They might be able to postulate the theories of the universe but are so inarticulate they can't carry on a conversation for more than a …
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A white blood cell count (WBC, or WBC Count) is used to determine the stage and/or type of cancer (usually Leukemia) that is being dealt with in a patient. My friend's son has Acute Myeloid Leukemia and has had a blood cell count of OVER 200,000 on more than one occasion, 150,000 count just a few m…
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A triglyceride is also called a simple lipid and is the chemical form in which most fat exists in food as well as in the body. They are derived from one glycerol molecule and three fatty acid molecules by dehydration synthesis. Triglycerides in plasma are derived from fats eaten in foods or made in…
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Answer Some companies require it and some don't depending on the policy and amount applied for. Your question would lend to tell one that perhaps you are aware that you have a problem medical or drug related. Do you intend to lie when filling out the application? 4lifeguild Answer usually. Al…
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Alcohol only stays in they system for about 12 hours depending on how much you have drank. Alcohol break down in the body makes it difficult to detect through urine. Alcohol is detected through blood alcohol level more accurately. : Alcohol is processed by the liver at a rate of one ounce of pure …
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Nowhere, there is no market for testicles.
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The needles are really not that bad. They are placed in the antecubital area of each arm (where the bend is in your arm) For me, they used a 16 gauge in one arm and an 18 gauge in the other. It stings for just a few seconds, then the pain goes away. I would say for me the pain of the needles was ma…
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Blood may contain alcohol shortly after you have been drinking. BUT it is out of the blood stream in 18 to 24 hours after your last alcohol drink. In a lab test, alcohol is expressed as so many parts per 100 milliliters of blood, as a percentage figure.
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Answer and and one from their father, which get passed from generation to generation.... all babies get genes from their parents, who in turn got genes from their parents... -all- of your genes came from your parents, if your parents don't have the gene, you can't get it. (unless you're a mutant)…
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Not in Normal Blood Tests No. You need to ask specifically for the HIV blood test. Some blood tests may alert the doctor that something is wrong. HIV-infected individuals may have abnormal blood tests, and there are certain abnormalities that are commonly seen in infected people. Should these ab…
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Answer A test to see if you are a total dummy.
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manganese(II) sulfide manganese(II) sulfide
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Excessive release of potassium from the cell into the bloodstream. Some of the causes are: 1) Insufficient kidney function, e.g., renal insufficiency, renal/kidney failure. 2) Too many supplements taken. 3) Addison's Disease, aka Adrenal Insufficiency and Hypocortisolism (in this condition usual…
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The normal count is 4 to 6 million red blood cells per cubic millimeter. - for adult males: 4,600,000-6,200,000 cells per mm3 - for adult females: 4,200,000-5,400,000 cells per mm3
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Through the Ontario court system, it can take up to 6 weeks to get a DNA test back. Usually they come in within 3 weeks though.
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Reverse osmosis removes ALL dissolved solids, unless the filter membrane is damaged.
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Answer The type of protein measured in blood is often the protein involved with the immune system. High levels of protein in the blood can be due to many factors, depending on the type of protein present. Normally, your blood contains relatively small amounts of millions of types of proteins, whi…
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An ultrasound scanner is a scanning machine to do with sound. As the ultrasound scanner moves back and forth over your body, it sends sound waves through your skin and muscle. The sound waves are then turned into images that appear on TV screens, and can also be copied onto paper or X-ray film. &nb…
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Normal CHOL is 100-200 mg/dLHDL normal is 35 - 60LDL normal is 50 - 130However it must be noted that total cholesterol counts below 180 mg/dl increase the risk for hemorrhagic stroke; below 180 cholesterol levels are inversely associated with risk. Total cholesterol counts above 200 mg/dl may be nor…
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Becolie is a common Disease in women. It is exactly a UTI problem( Urinary Track Infection Problem), found only in Ladies. The treatment of this problem is possible today.For more details call: Mr. P. Ranjan @90 155 20 911
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Low blood platelets, causes, effects, treatment
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Neutrophils are the most abundant type of white blood cells in humans. Having a count of 8000 or higher means that a high level of stress is placed on the body.
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Blood can be either B positive or B negative.Blood can also be A positive, A negative, O positive, O negative, AB positive or AB negative.
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Answer A complete blood picture measures everything from haemoglobin to WBCs to the number of platelets, etc per volume of blood. A haemogram includes few more parameters like PCV, MCH, MCHC, RDW, etc.
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There is a wide variety of causes for elevated liver enzymes (commonly, although incorrectly, called liver function tests, or LFTs). Elevated LFTs can only be interpreted in the context of a full clinical history -- that means that only a trained health care provider can determine the underlying cau…
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The nicotine should be out of your system within 3 - 4 days after your last cigarette. But the cravings for it will last quite a bit longer since nicotine is addictive both physically and psychologically.
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benedicts test
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Yes they do hurt because the are basicly putting a pin with a open end into youre arm etc. If u get numb cream before they inject you, then you wont feel a thing trust me i am terrafied of them but with that i never even new that it was done!!Hope this advice helps:D
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Answer c-reactive protein is elevated during inflammation...its released by ur body to help in the inflammatory process, it helps in the activation of complement system. CRP is an acute phase protein and can be raised in many circumstances including Acute and chronic infections, vasculitis, con…
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The five Olympic ring stand for 5 continents
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Find a vein. Swab the area with disinfectant. Consider tying a light, easily removed tourniquet proximal to the point of insertion, in order to raise the vein. Attach needle to source. Remove cap and flush needle to remove air. Using the sharp side of the needpoint in closest contact with the …
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If temperature is being used to verify that the urine came from the correct person the temperature of the sample is an indicator that the urine is/may not be a fresh/valid sample...if the temperature is lower than expected.
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One to six months time off using?
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That is not a problem as even if the baby is rhesus negative the mother will not react to it, nor will a negative baby react to a positive mother.
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Maybe you don't die or get seriously injured See the Related Questions links to the left for WHAT safety rules should be followed and how to correctly use laboratory apparatuses. I strictly enforce all safety rules because I have seen some injuries in labs that I do not EVER want to see again.
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An imaging scan that measures the activity or functional level of the brain by measuring its use of glucose.Positron emission tomography, a process that uses radiation to give you a 3d image of the body.PET scans are used to view nodules in the lungs or pleural cavity and check other organs for infi…
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I think a short and sweet answer to this is that the body converts some hydrocodone into hydromorphone. Same thing with Oxycodone is converted to Oxymorphone.  Hydrocodone Metabolizes to HydromorphoneHydrocodone may not cause a positive result in a standard opiate urine test. Many opiate tes…
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Valium is a Central Nervous System depressant. Valium is the band name of the general drug diazepam, and is in the benzodiazepine family along with xanax and similar drugs. It is commonly used and prescribed to treat anziety or sleep disorders, as well as the treatment of alcohol withdrawal. However…
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Answer A red blood cell, (the cells that Give blood its distinctive red colour). A red blood cell's (erythrocyte) function is to carry haemoglobin around the body. Haemoglobin carries oxygen which is required for cellular respiration An RBC count is used in a variety of tests in the diagnosis o…
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1-2 ml of venous blood
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Judging from all the research that I have done, not that long, some will say 24 to 48 hours, others will say a few hours.... from my experience, it just depends on the person that is doing the drinking, how fast your metabolism works, and how much you consume. So in the end there is no diffent answe…
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The rings represent the original 5 continents, every flag in the world has at least one colour of the Olympic rings in their national flag.
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it only take 3 months
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Even thought they have different blood types they can still be from the same father. That's why when some one in the family needs a blood transfusion occasionally some of the family members can not give blood
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most of the time loritabs only stay in your system a max of 72 hours, which is 3 days of course.
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An ounce is 28 grams
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Physical DescriptionAn Erlenmyer Flask (named after Emil Erlennmeyer) is a common piece of laboratory glassware since 1861. It is also known as as a conical flask or E-flask. It has a conical body, flat base and a narrow cylindrical neck. The flask is usually marked to indicate the approximate volum…
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Urinalysis, often abbreviated UA or U/A
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Excessive iron retention in the blood is a condition called hemochromatosis. The normal gain and loss of iron in a body is 1 milligram.
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Atriangular file is a hand tool used for removing material from the surface of a job. It has a triangular cross section. The cross sectional area and length are designed to the ISO standard. Like other types of files triangular files can have various tooth cuts, smooth, medium and hard.
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Answer If you have this problem, you might have a problem in your small intesine's terminal ileum where B12 is absorbed.
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Iron ring/clamp An iron ring/clamp that holds glassware such as a funnels or other objects, like the a wire gauze or clay triangle for heating with a Bunsen burner. Often, the iron ring/clamp will be attached to an iron stand. Iron stand A metal rod attached to a heavy metal base. The heavy base…
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coffee is some what bad for your teeth, if you drink alot and don't brush your teeth the way you should then it will stain them and then you'll be ugly :)
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Not likely. I'm sorry to say but even 4 days you would fail.
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It is considered best to fast but necessary. Supposed to be a 12 hr fast - except water or juices The above answer is wrong. Water is the ONLY thing that you can drink to satisfy the fasting criteria...8 hrs should be adequate. Liver function tests do not require fasting since the tests are …
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you can use atomic absorbent or ion exchange chromatography
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A person can metabolize the alcohol content of one beer (12 oz) an hour. Therefore, you can conceiveably drink one beer an hour for the rest of your life and never be drunk. Alcohol is typically tested in blood, not urine. However the EtG alcohol urine testis unreliable, as noted by the US. federal…
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both a hormone and transmitter,secreted by adrenal medulla and the nerve endings of the sympathetic nervous system to cause vasoconstriction and increases in the heart rate,blood pressure and the sugar level of the blood.
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An iron clamp is a piece of laboratory equipment used to hold things and is placed in an iron stand to elevate other equipment.
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Answer Half of stored creatine comes from meat and fish and vegetables do not contain creatine and thus, vegetarians show lower levels of muscle creatine. Blood tests by your doctor can tell if serum creatine shows kidney damage. Because this showed up in your mother's blood test DOES NOT mean…
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A spring balance is use to measure weight or force exerted on the spring.Can be used in measuring the weight an object
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horse blood agar utilizing pathogens streptococci like S.mutans grow on this medium.. may be other anaerobic pathogenic streptococci(animals) also grow in this medium . Listeria monocytogenes, a gram positive foodborne pathogen, also grows very well on this medium and may actually show better he…
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It mixes air with natural gas to produce a clean, hot flame.
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A spring balance is used to measure the weight and the mass of an object, it's usually seen in physics, as well as in our daily life (eg in schools)
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The Bunsen burner is a source of heat, with flame, largely used in chemical laboratories.
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Answer You don't need to fast for a routine urinalysis. Some urine tests require specific conditions. Not a routine one, though
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What is an iron ring? !. An iron ring/clamp that holds glassware such as a funnels or other objects, like the a wire gauze or clay triangle for heating with a Bunsen burner. Often, the iron ring/clamp will be attached to an iron stand. How it is used? !. It's used to hold a flask in place while sub…
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The parts of a Bunsen burner has collar,base.air hole and barrel. Collar : Adjust size of air hole Base: Support Bunsen Burner Air hole: Allow air to enter air hole Barrel:To ensure the flame is adjusted to a suitable position
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buy about 2 packets of sure jell and put it in a bottle of water (one or two bottles) it taste nasty no matter what, dirnk it and in about 2 hours you will be clean. 2 hours after you drink it you will be clean for 5 hours.
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False positive on breathalyzer The short answer is yes. Ketoacidosis (elevated ketone levels) have been identified with false positive tests with blood alcohol measurements: One reference to J Forensic Sci. 1995 Jul;40(4):686-7. states: We report the identification of acetone (0.45mg/mL) and isop…
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Phase I Trials: Primarily concerned with the drug's safety. Done on Healthy subjects and its the first time studied in humans. Amount of subjects to be used is aproximately 20-100. Done in a hospital setting so side effects can be monitored more closely. Phase II Trials: Once tested in healthy subj…
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The typical reference ranges are 0.5 to 1.0 mg/dL (about 45-90 μmol/l) for women and 0.7 to 1.2 mg/dL (60-110 μmol/l) for men. While a baseline serum creatinine of 2.0 mg/dL (150 μmol/l) may indicate normal kidney function in a male body builder, a serum creatinine of 0.7 mg/dL (60 μmol/l) can …
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if u wish to heat an erlenmeyer flask over a bunsen burner, u can support it with an iron ring.
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Answer Well there is two types of alcohol tests. One test for your urine is a simple 24 hours test for alcohol which will come up negative if it is the next night. That test runs by drink per hour. But there is a test called a ETG test. This test WILL detect alcohol in your system for 72 hours af…
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A spring balance apparatus is simply a spring fixed at one end with a hook to attach an object at the other. It works by Hooke's Law, which states that the force needed to extend a spring is proportional to the distance that spring is extended from its rest position. Therefore the scale markings on …
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It is a tool used in science to hold glass that contains liquid for heating. It is also used to: - to contain liquids, powders or granules - it is used in volumetry as a flask for the solution to be analyzed - it is used to collect the liquid from a filtration - to carry out chemical experiments
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Advantages and disadvantages, microarrayAdvantages of DNA microarray tests include high throughput (lots of information with one test), and good coverage of the genome with the chips that have larger numbers of test spots.Disadvantages include incomplete coverage, which can lead to false normal resu…
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There are many reasons that could increase or decrease vital capacity in a person. Respiratory conditions are a major factor in how much air a person can take in.
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It is a stand that sits over a benson berner and holds the iron ring
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Figure about two hours per drink.
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I'm a Lab Tech the general answer is no not necessarily. " The myth that type "O" blood types are universal donors is true but only if the recipient is receiving red blood cells. If getting plasma AB is the universal donor. A more in depth beak down is: RECIPIENT DONOR Recipient Type Whole Blood …
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Answer Pirate's Blood 1/16th cup grenadine 1/4th cup Bacardi 151 Rum 3 pieces ice cubes Rest of cup 100% Cranberry Juice It is recommended that you use 100% cranberry juice cause anything less will taste like instant hangover.
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