clinical laboratory test

clinical laboratory test

A generic term for any test regarded as having value in assessing health or disease states
Clinical laboratory test purposes
Define risk or disease, eg detect hyperglycemia, hypercholesterolemia
Stratify a person into a disease or nondisease state, in which the population is bimodal with overlapping parameters, which include above normal without disease and low normal with disease
Monitor a condition, eg glucose for DM, cholesterol for ASHD (CAP Today, 1994; 8:34)
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