Anisocytosis

Anisocytosis

Anisocytosis Definition Anisocytosis is a medical condition where the sizes of different erythrocytes/red blood cells are unequal. “Aniso” refers to unequal, and “cytosis” refers to the movement or number of cells. Anisocytosis refers to excessive red blood cell size variation … Read more

Types of Crystals in Urine

Types of Crystals in Urine

Urine contains a large number of different chemicals. Under some circumstances, these chemicals may solidify into salt crystals. This is called crystalluria. Crystals have a characteristic refractile appearance. Testing for crystals in urine test is often part of a urinalysis, a … Read more

Rapid Plasma Reagin (RPR) Test

Rapid Plasma Reagin (RPR) Test

Rapid Plasma Reagin (RPR) like the Venereal Disease Research Laboratory (VDRL) test is a screening test for syphilis which is a sexually transmitted infection caused by the spirochete bacterium Treponema pallidum. It is a rapid non-treponemal test that looks for non-specific antibodies in the blood … Read more