Hemolysis occurs when red blood cells rupture and really cytoplasm into surrounding fluid. Many species of Streptococcal bacteria cause hemolysis and are classified based on their properties. Alpha hemolysis oxidizes iron in hemoglobin, while beta hemolysis completely ruptures red blood… Full Answer
For intravascular volume replenishment are typically isotonic (eg, 0.9% saline or Ringer's lactate [RL]). H2O freely travels outside the vasculature, so as little as 10% of isotonic fluid remains in the intravascular space ,RL stays in the intravascular space than… Full Answer
Also known as disseminated intravascular coagulation, this type of cardiovascular disease is a condition wherein there is excessive clotting and hemorrhage throughout the body and can lead to organ failure or worst, death
Look up www.channing.harvard.edu/4a.htm "In staphylococcus aureus... peptidoglycan distinguished by the pentaglycine cross-bridge. colonies are often surrounded by a clear zone of hemolysis (beta hemolysis) due to production of hemolysins"
Alpha hemolysis (α-hemolysis) means that the bacterial enzymes only partially break down the blood cells. This results in the media showing a yellowish/greenish/brownish discoloration (like a bruise) around the colonies, indicating incomplete hemolysis. How to Interpret Beta Hemolysis on Blood… Full Answer
Clinically significant hemolysis is rare problem but it can affect red blood cell count and density of plasma. Studies have been done about the effect of hemolysis on hematocrit and the results stated that the changes appear too small to… Full Answer
The erythrocytes in blood agar serve two purposes: as a source of food for the growing bacteria and as a diagnostic indicator for certain types of bacteria. There are two types of red blood cell hemolysis, referred to as alpha… Full Answer