Lab Tests Online

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Lab Tests Online

Description

Lab Tests Online is a searchable database that can help patients or family caregivers to better understand and talk with doctors about the many clinical lab tests that are part of routine care, as well as diagnosis and treatment of a broad range of conditions and diseases.

For medical professionals, this site can serve as a quick reference tool or as a resource for keeping up with advances in laboratory science.

The site includes a search box and menus to access information about clinical lab tests, conditions/diseases, and screening tests. The site also includes the following sections:

  • In the news
  • Inside the lab
  • Understanding your tests

Developer:

American Association for Clinical Chemistry

Funding Sources:

Beckman Coulter; Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics; Roche Diagnostics; Siemens Medical Solutions Diagnostics; Abbott Diagnostics; Olympus Diagnostic Systems; Spectra Laboratories, Inc.; Athena Diagnostics; Fujirebio Diagnostics, Inc.; Hycor Biomedical Inc.; International Technidyne Corporation; Randox; ResultsDirect; Sebia; Shiel Medical Laboratory; Sunrise Medical Laboratories; Sysmex Corporation

History

Release Date: 2001
Review Date: 2008
Original Summary: August 2008
Last Updated: 04/24/13

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