Clinical Laboratory testing is an invaluable tool used by your physician to diagnose and manage disease. A remarkable amount of information can be obtained by analyzing even a small amount of blood, other body fluids, or tissue. There are thousands of different laboratory tests available today utilizing hundreds of methodologies and instrumentation to obtain extremely accurate and high quality results.
With the advent of the internet, many medical-related sites are now available where patients and the general public can obtain current information on virtually any disease or disorder. In addition, many sites dealing with Laboratory Medicine are available where a patient can obtain information on specific laboratory tests – what they mean and how they may used by your physician in treatment.
Mayo Clinic/Mayo Medical Laboratories
“A public resource on clinical lab testing from the laboratory professionals who do the testing”
“The Physician’s Guide to Laboratory Test Selection and Interpretation”
“…a publicly funded medical genetics information resource…”