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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Is your patient at increased risk for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer?
Compared to the general population, a woman with a confirmed BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation is at greater risk of developing cancer during her lifetime—up to an 85% risk of breast cancer and up to a 40% risk of ovarian cancer. Her children, siblings and parents have a 50% chance of having the same autosomal dominant mutation and facing comparable risks. Learn more.
Putting Vitamin D to the Test: The QuestAssureD™ Difference
To learn more about the differences in vitamin D testing methodologies and why methodology matters, watch this brief two minute video.
Laboratory Testing in the Diagnosis and Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) and Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA)
Martin J. Bergman, MD discusses the seriousness of a diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis for patients who are afflicted and the appropriate use and limitations of laboratory testing in the diagnosis and monitoring for rheumatoid disease activity.
Dr. Ian Levenson brings his unique perspective to the discussion of the benefit of going beyond the traditional Lipid Panel. He will review the value of Advanced Cardiovascular Testing and how it can be applied to a large practice that focuses on prevention, general medicine and cardiovascular risk.
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