By Amitava Dasgupta, Jorge L. Sepulveda
This useful, easy-to-use advisor addresses interference concerns in all laboratory checks, together with sufferer epigenetics, technique of specimen assortment, enzymes, biomarkers. Clinicians and laboratory scientists can as a result depend on one reference which speaks to either their wishes of actual specimen research and optimum sufferer care.
Erroneous health facility and pathology laboratory effects will be complicated and complicated, specially in acute care events. whereas a few elements developing interference, will be pointed out within the laboratory, detecting many others is frequently depending on medical information unavailable to the laboratory scientists or pathologists. for this reason, clinicians needs to turn into knowledgeable in deciding on such faulty studies, and dealing with pathologists and laboratory scientists so one can comprehend the resource of such interferences, right the consequences, after which come to a decision what plan of action needs to be for correct sufferer management.
• useful info for either clinicians and laboratory scientists, offered within the kind of tables and charts for simple reference
• specialize in variety and assets of interferences instead of info of toxicologic mechanisms that are good lined in toxicology textbooks
• Covers interferences throughout endocrine, oncology, hematology, immunohistochemistry, immunology, serology, microbiology, and molecular testing
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Accurate Results in the Clinical Laboratory: A Guide to Error Detection and Correction by Amitava Dasgupta, Jorge L. Sepulveda