Test Selection and Interpretation Guide
Test Selection and Interpretation Guide 2012
This useful guide provides testing information in 9 clinical specialties: cardiology, chronic kidney disease, coagulation, endocrinology, genetics, hematology/oncology, immunology, infectious diseases, and toxicology. The information provided is based on peer-reviewed publications.
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