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Accurate Results in the Clinical Laboratory A Guide to Error Detection and Correction

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ISBN-10: 0124157831

ISBN-13: 9780124157835

Edition: 2013

Authors: Amitava Dasgupta, Jorge L. Sepulveda

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Interferences in laboratory reports due to drugs and herbal supplements are well documented in the clinical toxicology literature but there is no one book on the market which covers the entire field of clinical laboratory interferences and erroneous laboratory results. This practical, easy-to-use guide will address interference issues in all laboratory tests, including patient epigenetics, process of specimen collection, enzymes, biomarkers, etc., so that clinicians and laboratory scientists can rely on one reference which speaks to both their needs of accurate specimen analysis and optimal patient care.Practical information for both clinicians and laboratory scientists, presented in the…    
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Book details

List price: $99.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Elsevier
Publication date: 4/18/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 382
Size: 8.46" wide x 10.87" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.750
Language: English

How ethnicity, gender and age may affect laboratory test results
Effect of diet, exercise and high altitude on laboratory test results
Effect of patient preparation and specimen collection process on laboratory test results
Effect of sample collection containers, anticoagulants and preservatives on laboratory results
Effect of sample processing on laboratory results
Specimen misidentification: strategies to resolve discrepant results
Common endogenous interferences in laboratory tests: Hemolysis, lipemia and high bilirubin
Immunoassay design" Why there are so many interferences?
Heterophilic and auto-antibodies: major sources of erroneous test results
Sources of error in testing common chemistry metabolites
Effect of herbal remedies in clinical laboratory tests: A general overview
Sources of errors in of enzymes and biomarkers testing
Interferences in endocrine Testings
Issues of interferences in testing tumor markers
Interferences in Therapeutic Drug Monitoring of Commonly Monitored Drugs
Limitations of Drugs of Abuse Testings
False Positive Tests Results with Immunoassays Used for Screening Drugs of Abuse in Urine
Non-prescription and prescription medications and positive toxicology report
Limitations of alcohol determination using automated analyzers
Sources of errors in hematology and coagulation testing
Pre-analytical issues and interferences in immunohematology and transfusion medicine
Sources of errors in immunology and serology testing
Interferences in microbiology
Interferences in molecular testing