What is a reference range? How is it used? What happens to your blood after it is drawn? These and other important questions are examined and answered in a set of in-depth articles developed exclusively for Lab Tests Online to provide a broader perspective that can help you better understand your tests and the people who run them.
Reference Ranges and What They Mean
How Reliable is Laboratory Testing?
The Universe of Genetic Testing
The World of Forensic Laboratory Testing
Collecting Samples for Testing
Putting New Laboratory Tests into Practice
Commercial Laboratory Tests and FDA Approval
Coping with Test Pain, Discomfort, and Anxiety
With Home Testing, Consumers Take Charge of Their Health
Wellness and Prevention in an Era of Patient Responsibility
Test Preparation: Your Role