978-3-659-36603-1

Study on Capillary and Venous Blood Glucose

Medical Laboratory Technology

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Summary:

Glucose is the major carbohydrate found in blood and a chief source of energy in human body. The blood glucose levels are perfectly maintained under the influence of hormones like insulin and glucagon. However, the hormonal imbalance sometimes may result in abnormalities of glucose metabolism and result in diseased condition. Thus, the detection of blood glucose levels can provide a basic understanding of the malfunctioning of the tissues and body. In the present study use of venous derived blood glucose estimation using glucometers designed for capillary blood samples enables rapid treatment decisions.

Author:

Vicky Ram Sethi

Biographie:

Vicky Ram Sethi, is currently pursuing M.Sc Medical Lab Technology in Loyola College, Chennai, South India. He received his B.Sc in Biotechnology from St. Aloysius's College, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh. His research interests are virology, bio-instrumentation, hematology and biotechnology.

Author:

Mathialagan Chandrasekar

Biographie:

Author:

Sherafin Jancy Vincy

Biographie:

Number of Pages:

60

Book language:

English

Published On:

2015-03-11

ISBN:

978-3-659-36603-1

Publishing House:

LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing

Keywords:

blood, capillary, Glucose, Venous

Product category:

MEDICAL / General