Personal Website of Sohail Ahmed

Welcome! I’ve created this space in order to help folks preparing for the ASCP – MLS/MT/CLS exams.

To the foreign visitors to my page (108 international locations and counting), thanks for visiting! I took the ASCP exam but the ASCPi is just the international equivalent of the same exam. The competencies tested are the same.

To all my visitors – i’m humbled. I had no idea so many folks would be referred to my site by word of mouth (and by Magda L).

If you have any questions, comments or suggestions, they are always welcomed and appreciated. Your email will not be displayed.

NEW – easy to read – high yield microbiology charts are on their way. New Gram Positive Cocci chart, Gram Positive Bacilli chart, Spirochete chart just posted!

A collection of REAL TEST QUESTIONS/RECALLS can be found under EXAM RECALLS

How to Solve an Antibody Panel now posted

Random Cartoon Questions:
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937 Responses to Personal Website of Sohail Ahmed

  1. Itina says:

    Things that I remembered .

    1)Cystic fibrosis green pigment -?

    2)Alkali (that was the exact word )what happens co2, co3, ph?

    3)Plt pooled at rt, how long held for ? 2,5,12,24 hrs

    4)Pic of crystals in acidic urine

    5)Antler hypha what bacteria?

    6)Prolonged pt, ptt and tt-?

    7)First titer till 120 , second till 50, what is it ? Pnh, mycoplasma …? Something in that nature

    8)300 , what gives energy to things? K, copper, calcium ?

    9)What grows on chocolate agar?

    10)Aldosterone ?

    11)Double zone , beta lactase?

    12)Viewing crystals or urine under microscope , use 10x or 40 more light, less light . Something like that?

    13)All analytes were out of wack, due to water not correct for Chem or reagents , something like that?

    14)Mother donating rbc to son , what do you do… Wash, irradiate ect…

    15)Where heme c and s found… Extrinsic , intrinsic, warfarin, heparin

  2. nathanel says:

    Honestly speaking this website really helpful i have taken ASCP before i know this website, i was not pass. but now i took again and i have pass.this website i lot of information if you are use it very well.Thank you guys.

  3. Jen says:

    Thank you for this website…It’s really helpful…I pass the exam today. Thanks a lot…

  4. Vicki says:

    I’m taking the AMT in October…..anyone out there recently taken that exam. I appreciate your help🙂

  5. Vince says:

    Thanks for the notes! You prob don’t screen the recall questions but this one:

    “What RBC inclusion can be seen on blood smear of a child who accidentally ingested moth balls?
    Heinz bodies
    Pappenheimers”

    Doesn’t include the correct answer (Howell-Jolly bodies)

  6. lineupjunkie says:

    From the recalls: What RBC inclusion can be seen on blood smear of a child who accidentally ingested moth balls?
    Heinz bodies
    Pappenheimers

    Doesn’t include the correct answer: HJ bodies

  7. Beth says:

    Hi Sohail! I just passed my specialist in Micro certification (and yes, it’s still hard to believe!). There are no real study materials directed at the specialist certifications that I could find, but I read and re-read the information here as a basic overview. The passing strategies information was particularly useful to alleviate a bit of stress taking the exam… I finished in 90 minutes, because I always take exams (probably too) fast, but when the questions got markedly easier at the end I was encouraged.🙂 Thank you for the work you put into this!

  8. Anna says:

    Hey all I just failed on my 2nd attempt feeling defeated. None of the recalls were on my MLS exam. Does any one have any advise on how to study for this? I didn’t actually go to school for this, no instructors pretty much teaching myself I got an 69 on my 1st attempt but feel like I did worse. I will try and post recalls when feeling a bit better. This site is very helpful thought!
    Any help is appreciated

    Anna

  9. john says:

    My exam is scheduled tomorrow. Im so nervous.

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