Your job as a laboratorian
may often feel thankless.
For this reason, the authors provide a hypothetical case report and outline the identified uncertainties from the point of view of the laboratorian
, patient, and clinician.
The protocol required the laboratorian
to communicate directly with the clinician, using a script with questions based on criteria established by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to determine the medical necessity for testing (9,10).
Linda was identified to us as a laboratorian
who worked her whole career at SMH's laboratory.
was defined as a person whose principal work was in a governmental public health, environmental, or agricultural laboratory; positions could be reported as one-quarter fractions of full-time equivalents.
It also summarizes and reviews all relevant aspects for the clinical laboratorian
The discussions provide the laboratorian
with an appreciation of the technical complexities that must be overcome in the manufacture and distribution of devices that perform to specification.
Over the last 20 years, large high-volume laboratories have adopted track-based automation solutions with a range of pre- and post- analytical capability as a means of improving work flow, reducing errors, and dedicating valuable laboratorian
time to value-added activities.
In summary, this new version deserves a place in the laboratorian
s library, even for those who already have the previous edition.
Today, there are automated and semi-automated slide makers and slide maker/stainers on the market that can ease the burden on the laboratorian
while providing consistency in the smear preparation process.
When processing a batch of capillary tubes, the laboratorian
first checked each tube in the batch for microdots.
It would be a good addition to the reference collection of any clinical laboratorian