Key Features

  • Tests are divided into 8 main sections and arranged alphabetically.
  • Each test includes necessary information such as test name (or disorder) and method, specimens and special requirements, reference ranges, chemical interferences and in vivo effects, kinetic values, diagnostic information, factors influencing drug disposition, and clinical comments and remarks.
  • The most current and relevant tests are included; outdated tests have been eliminated.
  • Test index (with extensive cross references) and disease index provide the reader with an easy way to find necessary information

Table of Contents

Section 1 Preanalytical aspects New!

Section 2 General Clinical Tests

Section 3 Molecular Diagnostics

Section 4 Therapeutic Drugs and Drugs of Abuse

Section 5 Clinical Microbiology

Section 6 Immunophenotyping Markers New!

Section 7 Pharmacogenomics New!

Section 8 Allergy Testing New!

Test Index

Disease Index

Details

No. of pages:
1856
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2006
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781437719871
eBook ISBN:
9781455757190
Print ISBN:
9780721679754

About the author

Alan Wu

Affiliations and Expertise

Chief, Clinical Chemistry, San Francisco General Hospital; Professor, Laboratory Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA