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Lab Tests Online is an award-winning health information web resource designed to help patients and caregivers understand the many lab tests that are a vital part of medical care. Laboratory and medical professionals, who are experts in the field, develop and review all content, including articles on lab tests, conditions/diseases, screening, clinical laboratory topics, and lab test news. The site is produced by AACC, a global scientific and medical professional organization dedicated to clinical laboratory science and its application to healthcare. Learn more.

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Top Ten Things You Should Know About Lab Tests

April 24, 2016

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In recognition of Medical Laboratory Professionals Week (April 24-30, 2016), we asked several lab professionals to list key facts that they think are important for patients and their healthcare practitioners to know about laboratory tests. See the top 10 list.

FDA Grants Emergency Approval for Test to Detect Zika and Two Other Mosquito-Borne Viruses

April 20, 2016

Zika virusA new test developed by the CDC that distinguishes between Zika, dengue and chikungunya viral infections is now available through certain public health laboratories.

Photo source: CDC, Cynthia Goldsmith

New Studies Show Promise in the Search for Elusive Blood Test for Depression

April 8, 2016

Image of the BrainCould a blood test for multiple biomarkers improve diagnosis for depression and provide a breakthrough for certain patient populations?

 

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