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Acetobacter. Ellipsoid to rod-shaped (0.6 × 4 μm); occur singly or in short chains; motile or nonmotile; aerobes; oxidize ethanol to acetic acid; mesophiles. Cause souring…

Three tests are recommended for use in initial screening for possible bleeding disorders:14-16 activated partial thromboplastin time (aPTT), prothrombin time (PT), and platelet count (Fig. 25.4).…

The use of cryoprecipitate, some factor VIII concentrates, and fresh-frozen plasma carries several important risks. For example, transmission of hepatitis B virus (HBV), HCV, and HIV…