Diagnostic tests can be done in a variety of settings to help guide therapeutic decisions. However, no test is foolproof. This lecture covers issues such as proper sample collection, interfering substances, and other issues that can impact these assays.
- Explain sample collection and the bearing it can have on test results.
- List potential issues with cross-reactivity.
- Define issues with particular disease states that could give inaccurate results.
This basic-level, complimentary webinar is produced by Whitehat Communications. Whitehat Communications is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.® Program.