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 » Health Diagnostics & Imaging

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 » Health Diagnostics & Imaging

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

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 » Health Diagnostics & Imaging

When choosing a clinic or laboratory to perform blood tests, consider the convenience of the laboratory's location and the ease of scheduling appointments and accessing test results, states Quest Diagnostics. Patients ma... More » Health Diagnostics & Imaging