A library of laboratory tests. Provides helpful background for understanding why a test might be given and how to interpret its results. Also explains what kind of sample, or specimen, is required to perform the test.
Laboratory tests are an integral part in the diagnosis of diseases in the pediatric age group and are an essential part of the diagnostic workup, which is important for selecting the most appropriate treatment. This book features various categories of disease with an outline of signs and symptoms that remain integral and useful for diagnosis.