osmotic fragility


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osmotic fragility

[äz′mäd·ik frə′jil·əd·ē]
(physiology)
Susceptibility of red blood cells to lyses when placed in dilute (hypotonic) salt solutions.
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Gottfried, "Increased erythrocyte osmotic fragility in pregnancy," American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, vol.
AII.1 # AII.2 BII.1 # Sex F M F Age 55 50 39 Detection of anaemia Infancy 29 yrs 15 yrs Splenectomy (age) Yes (21) No Yes (24) Cholecystectomy (age) No Yes (30) Yes (24) Transfusions No No No Hb (g/dL) 11 13 12 MCV (fl) 108 103 100 MCH (pg) 39.7 39.2 38.1 MCHC (g/dL) 36.5 37.8 38 Reticulocytes (x [10.sup.9]/L) 166 273 198 Stomatocytes (%) 13 15 33 PLTs (x [10.sup.9]/L) 696 172 875 WBCs (x [10.sup.9]/L) 8.4 7.68 9.31 Unconj bilirubin (mg/dL) 1.33 4.82 1.33 Serum iron (^g/dL) 101 150 167 Serum ferritin (ng/mL) 745 1571 356 Transferrin (^g/dL) 149 170 237 Transferrin saturation (%) 56 71 75 GLT (sec) 180 68 480 AGLT (sec) >900 >900 >900 NaCl osmotic fragility Reduced Reduced Reduced Pink test (%) 27 28 16 EMA binding test Normal Normal n.a.
The Figure 3 represents the results of osmotic fragility measurement for erythrocyte collected from control group and coalmine workers, where the percentage of hemolyzed cells has been plotted as a function of the percentage concentration of NaCl.
The primary tests include osmotic fragility test, hemoglobin electrophoresis, G6PD and PK enzyme levels.
To assess osmotic fragility and reduced glutathione concentration, 2.5 ml was transferred to a vial containing EDTA.
Zanthoxylum zanthoxyloides (otherwise called Fagara, orin-ata) roots have been analyzed for antiprotease and membrane stabilizing activity using a modified osmotic fragility technique to analyze membrane stabilization action [22].
In this study, the effects on packed cell volume (PCV) and osmotic fragility were determined in rats fed Ximenia caffra seed meal (XCSM) as a non-conventional dietary protein source.
The incubated osmotic fragility curves of both the patient and her son were shifted to right with a tail of fragile cells.
The erytrocyte membrane site for the effect of temperature on osmotic fragility. Biochim Biophys Acta 465:46-53.
The osmotic fragility of red blood cells was monitored using different concentrations of sodium chloride.
One Tube Osmotic Fragility Test (OF): The "Thal screen solution" was obtained from Chiang Mai University.