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Medical ContextPlay
Used in health and medicine, often related to testing or analysis. SlideDoctors analyzed the patient's serum for antibodies.
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While 'serum' and 'plasma' are related, they aren't exactly the same in medical terminology. SlideUnlike plasma, serum does not contain clotting factors.
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Laboratory ProceduresPlay
Usually obtained through a process called centrifugation where blood is spun at high speed. SlideThe lab technician centrifuged the blood to get the serum.