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Antigliadin Antibodies [AGA]

Gliadin is part of the gluten protein found in wheat. Gliadin antibodies, also known as antigliadin antibodies (AGA) form in some individuals who are exposed to gluten over a period ...


Hypochromia, used when central pallor exceeds one third of the cells diameter. Found in iron deficiency, thalassaemia, and any of the conditions leading to microcytosis.

Glucose Tolerance Test

The oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) is performed to rule out diabetes by evaluating the rate at which glucose is removed from the blood stream. Following administration of an oral ...


Myoglobin is a heme-containing, oxygen-binding protein which is present in the cytoplasm of cardiac and skeletal muscle cells. It serves as a reservoir of oxygen to meet very short-term ...

Bacteria – Cell Structure

Bacteria Morphology

Calcium carbonate crystals

Calcium carbonate crystals are variably sized crystals that frequently appear as large spheroids with radial striations. They can also be seen as smaller crystals with round, ovoid, ...

Trypanosoma brucei in a thin blood smear

Trypanosoma brucei in a thin blood smear stained with Giemsa

Elements of the Blood

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