Laboratory Reference Values
- Blood test limits hit GP workload. Moberly, Tom // GP: General Practitioner;10/7/2011, p4
The article focuses on the impact of implementing blood test limits on the clinical laboratory workload. Mike Ingram , general practitioner (GP) in the Hertfordshire, England stated that GPs can request eight tests from each blood sample from the laboratory. It also informs that a spokeswoman...
- A practical approach to reducing your costs in clinical chemistry testing. Frantz, Debra K. // MLO: Medical Laboratory Observer;May97, Vol. 29 Issue 5, 6 p50
Presents an approach in reducing the costs of clinical chemistry testing in the United States. Collaboration with the management in finding ways to reduce costs; Defining goals before implementing cost reduction plans; Suggestions for a cost-effective chemistry laboratory; Importance of shared...
- How we became a reference laboratory. Tiffany, Debra S. // MLO: Medical Laboratory Observer;May97, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p24
Relates how a chemistry department is transformed to a reference laboratory in the United States. Management of hospital laboratories; Things to consider in the transformation of a chemistry department into reference laboratory; Issues in the transition process; Tips for those who want to enter...
- Answering your questions. // MLO: Medical Laboratory Observer;Apr2006, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p30
The article presents questions and answers related to laboratory procedures. One reader asks about performing control on incubator for streptococcus cultures in sheep's blood agar plates. Another person asks about the problems associated with drawing blood without an order for a test. A reader...
- Dyslexia: The faceless threat of patient safety in clinical chemistry laboratories. Skaik, Younis Abed AL-Wahhab M. // Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences;Oct2010, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p984
The article discusses the distinctive characteristics of dyslexics and the communication approach in identifying possible dyslexic's reading and writing problems in clinical chemistry laboratories.
- Laboratory instrumentation in clinical biochemistry. Saunders, K. B. // Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Jan1998, Vol. 91 Issue 1, p58
A letter to the editor is presented in response to an article related to laboratory instrumentation in clinical biochemistry previously published in the October 1997 issue of the "Journal of Royal Society of Medicine."
- Metabonomics evaluations of age-related changes in the urinary compositions of male Sprague Dawley rats and effects of data normalization methods on statistical and quantitative analysis. Schnackenberg, Laura K.; Jinchun Sun; Espandiari, Parvaneh; Holland, Ricky D.; Hanig, Joseph; Beger, Richard D. // BMC Bioinformatics;2007 Supplement 7, Vol. 8, pS3
Background: Urine from male Sprague-Dawley rats 25, 40, and 80 days old was analyzed by NMR and UPLC/MS. The effects of data normalization procedures on principal component analysis (PCA) and quantitative analysis of NMR-based metabonomics data were investigated. Additionally, the effects of age...
- Time-resolved biomarker discovery in 1H-NMR data using generalized fuzzy Hough transform alignment and parallel factor analysis. Alm, Erik; Torgrip, Ralf J. O.; Åberg, K. Magnus; Schuppe-Koistinen, Ina; Lindberg, Johan // Analytical & Bioanalytical Chemistry;Mar2010, Vol. 396 Issue 5, p1681
This work addresses the subject of time-series analysis of comprehensive 1H-NMR data of biological origin. One of the problems with toxicological and efficacy studies is the confounding of correlation between the administered drug, its metabolites and the systemic changes in molecular dynamics,...
- The role of POCT in modern medicine. Sandberg, Sverre // Biochemia Medica;2013, Vol. 23 Issue 3, pA64
An abstract on the role and usability of point of care testing (POCT) in the growing field of laboratory medicine is presented.