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Synonyms for smear

Synonyms for smear

to spread with a greasy, sticky, or dirty substance

a discolored mark made by smearing

an attempt to destroy someone's reputation

Synonyms for smear

a thin tissue or blood sample spread on a glass slide and stained for cytologic examination and diagnosis under a microscope

an act that brings discredit to the person who does it

stain by smearing or daubing with a dirty substance

make a smudge on

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cover (a surface) by smearing (a substance) over it


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Well-made blood smears should be prepared immediately after the venipuncture, and should accompany the EDTA sample to the laboratory.
3 um in dimensions) infecting 5% of RBCs in stained peripheral blood smears.
Thin blood smears (TBS) were made immediately, fixed with methanol for one minute and stained with Giemsa stain, complete blood analysis was carried out.
dagger]) Children who were malaria-positive by blood smear or PCR testing.
The estimation of platelet count from blood smears must be systematic each time the automated count is erroneous because even the most expensive and most effective machine is not able to replace human judgment.
6 kg (<3rd percentile) (<3rd percentile) Height 118 cm 127 cm (<3rd percentile) (<3rd percentile) Weight for height (%) 107 97 Peripheral blood smear Neutrophil Neutrophil vacuolization vacuolization AST (U/L) (normal: 5-34) 43 113 ALT (U/L) (normal: 0-55) 63 192 CK (U/L) (normal: 30-200) 633 492 Abdominal ultrasound Grade 2 Hepatosplenomegaly hepatosteatosis and grade 2 hepatosteatosis AST: Aspartate aminotransferase; ALT: alanine aminotransferase; CK: creatine kinase.
Of the 339 patients, 51(15%) were positive for vivax malaria by Gold Standard Leishman stained thick blood smear, 47(13.
To observe the performance of surveil lance worker in the field, as many as 611 villagers from different study villages were interviewed, of which 436 (71%) villagers reported unsatisfactory performance by saying that the surveillance worker generally prepare blood smears sitting at one place in the village instead of house-to-house visit and even during the peak transmission season their visits remained highly irregular.
Sensitivity of peripheral blood smear review for the diagnosis of Candidafungemia.
A blood smear revealed 7% hyperparasitemia (>5% = hyperparasitemia) with P.
The College of American Pathologists laboratory accreditation program requires that laboratories establish specific criteria for peripheral blood smear review by a pathologist or a technologist with qualifications in laboratory hematology.
Malaria is diagnosed by blood smear stained with a 3% Giemsa solution or with a Wright-Giemsa stain if available.
Contract award notice: lot 1 fully automated haematological routine analysis - equipment and supplies - lot 2 automatic differentiation of blood smear (3.