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Detected in: abx-associated diarrhea and pseudomembranous colitis. CO; see Carboxyhemoglobin Coagulation Factors Factor reference ranges: n V: >10% n VII: >10% n VIII: 50%-170% n IX: 60%-136% n X: >10% n XI: 50%-150% n XII: >30% Figure 1-6 illustrates the blood coagulation pathways. Cold Agglutinins Titer Normal range: <1:32. Elevated in: primary atypical pneumonia (Mycoplasma pneumonia), infectious mononucleosis, CMV infection, others (hepatic cirrhosis, acquired hemolytic anemia, frostbite, MM, lymphoma, malaria).

Complement (C3, C4) Normal range: n C3: 70-160 mg/dL n C4: 20-40 mg/dL Abnormal values: n Decreased C3: active SLE, immune complex disease, AGN, inborn C3 deficiency, membranoproliferative GN, infective endocarditis, serum sickness, autoimmune-type chronic active hepatitis. n Decreased C4: immune complex disease, active SLE, infective endocarditis, inborn C4 deficiency, hereditary angioedema, hypergammaglobulinemic states, cryoglobulinemic vasculitis. 1 COMPLEMENT (C3, C4) hCG levels generally double every 1 to 3 days.

S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends screening in the following: 1. Non-Ashkenazi women: a. Two first-degree relatives w/breast or ovarian cancer (including one diagnosed ≤50 years of age). b. Three or more first- or second-degree relatives w/breast cancer. c. Both breast cancer and ovarian cancer among first- and second-degree relatives. d. A first-degree relative w/bilateral breast cancer. e. Two or more first- or second-degree relatives w/ovarian cancer. f. A first- or second-degree relative w/both breast and ovarian cancer g.

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