Diagnostic Cycle Phases Quiz

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What is the purpose of the preanalytic phase in the diagnostic cycle?

To encompass activities occurring before the actual analysis of a specimen

Which phase involves performing tests to identify and quantify bacterial colonies in a urine sample?

Analytic phase

What activities occur after the scientific determination is complete in the diagnostic cycle?

Interpreting the results of laboratory tests and generating a comprehensive laboratory report

Which phase serves as the foundation of the diagnostic cycle and encompasses activities occurring before the actual analysis of a specimen?

Preanalytic phase

What type of errors or mistakes in the preanalytic phase can significantly impact the accuracy of the entire diagnostic process?

Mistakes in transporting prepared samples

In which phase are microbiologists most likely to perform tests to identify and quantify bacterial colonies in a urine sample?

Analytic phase

Which phase of the diagnostic cycle involves the actual testing and analysis of the specimen?

Analytic Phase

What is the cornerstone of the preanalytic phase?

Patient Identification

What technology can enhance the accuracy of patient identification during the preanalytic phase?

Electronic Medical Records

Which phase involves the proper collection of specimens using sterile techniques?

Preanalytic Phase

What contributes to the accuracy of subsequent analytical processes in the preanalytic phase?

Standardized sample preparation procedures

What is essential to preserve the stability of the specimen until it reaches the laboratory in the preanalytic phase?

Temperature and transit time

What is imperative to ensure the reliability of results in the analytic phase?

Regular calibration

Which phase involves utilizing a wide range of sophisticated instruments and technologies to analyze specimens?

Analytic Phase

What must be followed to maintain consistency and reliability across different healthcare settings in the preanalytic phase?

Standardized protocols and guidelines

What depends on the type of test and the desired level of sensitivity and specificity in the analytic phase?

Instrumentation and Technology

Test your knowledge of the preanalytic, analytic, and postanalytic phases of the diagnostic cycle and their roles in ensuring laboratory result precision and reliability.

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