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  • "Tests/Diagnosis" Global Lecture Search from Google
    3 star rating A link to a Google search box where users can enter a condition search term. Annotated documents from sites designated by its editors as relevant to "tests or diagnosis" for the condition are returned.
  • "Treatment" Global Lecture Search from Google
    3 star rating A link to a Google search box where users can enter a condition search term. Annotated documents from sites designated by its editors as relevant to "treatment" for the condition are returned.


Full Text / MultiMedia

  • Medical Laboratory Observer
    5 star rating Search access to articles covering current issues in laboratory medicine. Presented online by the full text article search service
  • Diagnostic and Screening Effectiveness Reports from Bandolier
    5 star rating Reports that systematically examine the value of screening for many different diseases and conditions.
  • Interpretive Guide for Tests from Quest Diagnostics
    5 star rating Information on lab test selection and interpretation.
  • Virtual Biomedical Lab Tests and Techniques at Hughes
    5 star rating Highly graphic, interactive demonstrations of the science and techniques used in the biomedical lab. Users are instructed in identifying bacteria based on their DNA sequence, exploring cardiac symptoms and tests, and assaying antibodies. Uses Shockwave files and video. Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
  • ADVANCE for Administrators of the Laboratory
    4 star rating A cutting-edge monthly magazine dedicated to clinical laboratory management topics. With reports on the latest technological advancements, new products, regulatory trends, and informative articles on improving management styles.
  • ADVANCE for Medical Laboratory Professionals
    4 star rating A source of news and current technology information in the field. With each biweekly issue, ADVANCE is committed to giving its readers the latest information on compliance, marketing, and professional issues, as well as features that explore the entire gamut of lab operations-from phlebotomy to molecular biology.
  • Clinical Lab Products
    4 star rating The leading product news magazine for key decision-makers in the clinical laboratory. New product announcements and editorial features showcase technologies and economic strategies that assist laboratory professionals in providing cost-efficient, timely, and accurate patient diagnostic information.
  • Lab and Pathology Topics Index at Lexington
    4 star rating Pathologists' informal notes regarding the lab tests and procedures that they offer. Includes factors that might lead to false or false negatives, specimen preparation, etc. Pathology Associates of Lexington, P.A.
  • UCSD Medical Center Clinical Laboratory Handbook
    4 star rating Descriptions of collection procedures and special requirements for diagnostic tests done in this reference lab. University of California, San Diego Medical Center Lab.
  • Wheeless Orthopaedics Lab Menu
    4 star rating Hyperlinked outline descriptions of the complete blood count, ABG, urinalysis, coagulation studies, thyroid panel, cardiac enzymes, etc. C.R. Wheeless MD .
  • Clinical Lab Handbook at Virginia
    3 star rating A directory of briefs on tests used in the clinical laboratory and pathology. Includes laboratory value interpretation and collection information. University of Virginia.
  • Reference Lab Test Directory at Marquette
    3 star rating Data on comprehensive set of lab tests, offered at a reference lab, that includes specimen type, volume required, temperature, preservative, collection and shipping instructions, clinical notes, and CPT codes. Marquette General Health System.
  • Mlabs Pathology Laboratory Handbook at U Michigan
    1 star rating REG Searchable database of tests. Results give information on synonyms, collection and interpretive information. Restricted registration or content areas. University of Michigan Department of Pathology.



Major Sites / Home Pages

  • American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science
    5 star rating The preeminent organization for clinical laboratory science practitioners.
  • Laboratory
    3 star rating REG A homepage for the laboratory research industry with daily updates that highlight industry news, R&D discoveries, and new products. Restricted registration or content areas. VerticalNet LLC.
  • Medical Design Online
    3 star rating REG Provides industry, regulatory, technical, and product news updates and feature articles to medical device manufacturers. VerticalNet LLC. Restricted registration or content areas. VerticalNet LLC.
  • LabExplorer Clinical Laboratory Website
    2 star rating Offers a website dedicated to laboratory science professionals: original articles, a meetings calendar, news updates, threaded messages, lab related weblinks, and tips. GLP Webmedia, Inc.
  • BioResearch Online
    1 star rating Daily news updates and in-depth feature stories for the laboratory management and scientific research community. Covers drug discovery, research and development, and regulatory issues. A title is "FDA Approves Baxter Manufacturing Upgrades". Archived articles. VerticalNet, Inc.


Practice Guidelines / FAQs

Images, Path./Clinical


  • CMEList Online CME Sites - Pathology/Lab Medicine
    5 star rating A searchable, well-annotated, and constantly-updated directory of web links to online CME opportunities. The directory entries include credit hours, sponsors, cost, lecture format, target audience, and accrediting organization. Bernard Sklar, MD, MS.
  • Discovery International CME
    4 star rating REG CME programs on new diagnostic and therapeutic modalities. Restricted registration or content areas. Discovery International.
  • LabCorp CME
    4 star rating Laboratory Corporation of America is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians. They sponsor live and satellite CME. This site contains downloadable CMe exercises on a range of topics. Laboratory Corporation of America.


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