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The fourth edition of the Norbert Tietz classic handbook presents information on common tests as well as rare and highly specialized tests and procedures – including a summary of the utility and merit of each test. Biological variables that may affect test results are discussed, and a focus is placed on reference ranges, diagnostic information, clinical interpretation of laboratory data, interferences, and specimen types. New and updated content has been added in all areas, with over 100 new tests added.
Diagnostic Samples: From the Patient to the Laboratory, The Impact of Preanalytical Variables on the Quality of Laboratory Results. Guder, Walter G. / Narayanan, Sheshadri / Wisser, Hermann / Zawta, Bernd (2009)
The fourth edition of Diagnostic Samples: From the Patient to the Laboratory summarizes the information on biological influences, analytical interferences and on the variables affecting the collection, transport and storage as well as preparation of samples. It covers age, gender, race, pregnancy, diet, exercise and altitude, plus the effects of stimulants and drugs. National and international standards are described for sampling procedures, transport, sample identification and all safety aspects, while quality assurance procedures are shown for total laboratory management.
Last modification on 24 August 2017