fragility test


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fragility test

[frə′jil·əd·ē ‚test]
(pathology)
A measure of the resistance of red blood cells to osmotic hemolysis in hypotonic salt solutions of graded dilutions.
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Naked eye single tube red cell osmotic fragility test for beta thalassemia population survey.
In the incubated osmotic fragility test, the resistance of the erthyrocytes was normal.
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We are seeking information regarding the feasibility and cost effectiveness of performing the osmotic fragility test, which is so labor intensive.
The commonly used shock fragility test procedure is described by the ASTM D3332 standard.
If these laboratory tests are suggestive and there is a family history of anemia, you still may wish to perform a definitive osmotic fragility test.