Muestra capilar

La muestra capilar de sangre se obtiene al pinchar la superficie de la piel para obtener una o varias gotas de sangre y realizar un examen de laboratorio. El lugar más frecuente para obtener esta muestra es la piel de un dedo o del talón.Muestra capilar

Revision

Last reviewed 5/1/2011 by Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington, School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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