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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This test is known as erythrocyte osmotic fragility test which is an indicator of membrane stability.
On the other hand, in area where thalassemia prevalence is high, thalassemia trait is performed with inexpensive tool that has a good validity test, including Naked Eye Single Tube Red Cell Osmotic Fragility Test (NESTROFT) [10].
Early histopathology of the cutaneous capillary fragility test (Rumpel-Leede).
* From each medical student of CUSMC, Surendranagar, Gujarat, India, 2 mL blood was collected; complete blood count (CBC) that included Hb, RBC count, PCV, MCV, MCH, MCHC, and RDW by fully automated cell counter, peripheral smear examination, and NESTROFT (Naked Eye Single Tube Red Cell Osmotic Fragility Test) was done on all samples.
In the incubated osmotic fragility test, the resistance of the erthyrocytes was normal.
One Tube Osmotic Fragility Test (OF): The "Thal screen solution" was obtained from Chiang Mai University.
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.