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.
Dr. Cesar Molina will discuss residual risk and the need to reclassify patients with existing cardiovascular disease; discuss why cardiovascular disease exists despite managing patients to lipid goals and discuss the unique solution of the core offering from Quest Diagnostics Cardio IQ.
Sex Hormone Measurement: How Evolving Technology Has Improved Test Accuracy, Precision and Reproducibility
Ronald Swerdloff, MD, and our own Nigel J. Clarke, PhD, present a balanced look at both the laboratory and clinical requirements of the new JCEM editorial regarding sex hormone testing and the new mass spectrometry-based assays for measurement. ASCLS P.A.C.E. credits available through September 19, 2014.
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