Quiz: Bone Marrow Examination
Question 1 of 2  

Sometimes a sample of bone marrow must be examined. To obtain a bone marrow sample, the doctor inserts a needle into the bone and withdraws a small amount of the marrow. The sample is then examined under a microscope and tested. Which of the following is difficult to do using a bone marrow sample? 

  • A.

    Analysis of cell surface proteins

  • B.

    Chromosomal analysis

  • C.

    Cultures for bacteria

  • D.

    Determination of the original arrangement of the cells

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