Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of the head of the parasitic nematode worm Ancylostoma ceylanicum (Hook Worm) .
Hookworms live in the intestines of their host. The ...
Starch crystals from glove powder in urine (artifacts)
Direct immunofluorescence test is used to detect unknown antigen in a cell or tissue by employing a known labeled antibody that interacts directly with unknown antigen. If antigen ...
The distinction between amorphous urates and amorphous phosphates is often made on the urinary pH basis but the following can help in differentiation:
Phosphate is seen in alkaline ...
Factors known to be promoters of cast formation are:
Increased amount of certain proteins as Albumin, Myoglobin ,and Hemoglobin
Low glomerular filtration ...
One monocyte with folded nucleus. Normal blood – 100X
One osteoclast with 2 nuclei. Normal marrow -100X
Two young monocytes, 1 with many vacuoles. Normal blood – 100X
Calcium oxalate monohydrate crystals vary in size and may have a spindle, oval, or dumbbell shape.
Found normally in urine after ingestion of vit C, tomato, spinch, garlic , orange.
Urine Ketone usually ordered for these purposes:
Screening for ketonuria in pregnant women because ketoacidosis is a prominent factor that contributes to intrauterine death.