Examen de sangre

Se extrae sangre de una vena (venopunción), por lo general, del pliegue interno del codo o del dorso de la mano. Se inserta una aguja en la vena y se recoge la sangre en un tubo de vidrio o jeringa hermética. La preparación puede variar de acuerdo al tipo específico de examen.Examen de sangre

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Last reviewed 4/14/2013 by David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Bethanne Black, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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