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laboratory

 [lab´rah-tor″e]
a place equipped for making tests or doing experimental work.
clinical laboratory
1. one for examination of materials derived from the human body (such as fluids, tissues, or cells) for the purpose of providing information on diagnosis, prognosis, prevention, or treatment of disease.
2. a setting in which learners can apply to clients skills learned in a clinical laboratory.
college laboratory a comprehensive college learning environment to acquire necessary skills; a well-equipped college laboratory for students of health care professions will include audiovisual learning modules and computer-aided instruction and will provide the opportunity to practice skills on simulated clients.

clinical laboratory

a laboratory in which tests directly related to the care of patients are performed. Such laboratories use material obtained from patients for testing, as compared with research laboratories, where animal and other sources of test material are also used.

clinical laboratory

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A laboratory that, in the context of clinical trials, analyses samples collected in clinical care or research.

laboratory

a place equipped for making tests or doing experimental work.

laboratory animals
the group of animals constantly used in laboratories for general research in all subjects. Includes rats, mice, rabbits and guinea pigs. In special-use laboratories additional animal species can be added, e.g. hamsters, nonhuman primates, amphibians, fowl, sheep and pigs.
clinical laboratory
one for examination of materials derived from the animal body for the purpose of providing information on diagnosis, prevention or treatment of disease.
laboratory findings
the results of laboratory examinations, usually with analyses and judgments.
maximum containment laboratory
one designed and equipped to provide the highest level of security in the handling of infectious agents that are serious pathogens for humans and animals. See biosafety.
laboratory rat
see Sprague-Dawley, Wistar and Long-Evans rat.
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The responsibility of quality oversight will require education of clinical laboratory scientists at the doctoral level resulting in the conferral of either the doctor of CLS (clinical practice and clinical project) or the doctor of philosophy in CLS (clinical practice and dissertation).
There is a fundamental need to address the severe shortage of skilled professionals in the clinical laboratory," notes Jim Reid-Anderson, chairman, president, and CEO.
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