An Introduction to Medical Laboratory Technology by F. J. Baker

By F. J. Baker

Accomplished undergraduate textbook at the ideas and perform of labor in scientific laboratories. incorporates a basic advent, and chapters on: scientific chemistry,cellular pathology, microbiology, hematology, and transfusion technological know-how. Halftone illustrations. earlier version: c1985. Softcover. DNLM: Laboratory thoughts and strategies.

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In addition, spherical aberration is corrected for light of one colour. For highly critical work, apochromatic objectives are neces­ sary. These employ internal positive lenses (convex) of fluorite, and negative lenses (concave) of barium flint. Such lenses bring rays of three different colours to a common focus, and are said to be corrected for three spectral colours. In addition, they correct the spherical aberration for two spectral colours, that is, spherical aberration is minimized provided the light used consists only of these two colours.

15) and they should never be touched by hand. Scratches or the presence of dirt invalidate their accuracy. CENTRIFUGES Centrifuges are used to hasten the deposition of substances suspended in liquids. The suspended matter is deposited in order of weight, the heaviest element being the first to settle (Fig. 16). There are many types of centrifuge, but the basic principle is the same, that is, the use of centrifugal force. When this exceeds the force of gravity, heavier elements are thrown to the bottom of the tube.

For bending glass tubing of larger bore, one end is closed with the stoppered rubber tubing. A wide sector of the glass is rotated in the blow-lamp flame. As the glass sags, the tube is removed from the flame and bent upwards, at the same time gently blowing into the free end. It is essential that the hands remain in the same plane, and that the blowing be gentle. Faults may be caused by uneven heating, hard blowing, or the heating of too small an area. JOINING TWO TUBES OF THE SAME DIAMETER One end of one tube is stoppered and one end of each tube is gently heated.

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