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Lab test results may be positive, negative or inconclusive and are interpreted based on the condition being tested for, claims WebMD. Patients should discuss all test results with their doctor. More »

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Interpreting the results of a complete blood count test involves comparing the cell counts and other metrics evaluated in the test to typical values to determine if the reported counts fall within healthy ranges, accordi... More »

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It is possible to get an interpretation of blood lab results from WebMD and MedlinePlus. The American Association for Clinical Chemistry, at LabTestsOnline.org, can also help with understanding laboratory test results. O... More »

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Fasting for a certain length of time before a blood test is one way of ensuring that your test results are not contaminated by the food you've eaten. The Mayo Clinic notes that fasting may not be necessary to get an accu... More »

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The interpretation of blood sugar test results depends on the type of test used. With a fasting test, a normal reading is between 70 and 100 milligrams per deciliter, according to MedlinePlus. More »

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Tissue transglutaminase antibodies, or tTG-IgA, blood test results produce a positive result in 98 percent of patients who do have celiac disease, and a negative result in 95 percent of patients who do not have celiac di... More »

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The abbreviations and acronyms on blood test results vary with different types of tests. Many of the abbreviations stand for metric units of measure, whereas others identify specific blood chemistry components, cell type... More »

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