When reading laboratory results, take note of the test performed, the test result and the normal reference ranges. All lab reports contain certain items as required by law, according to the American Association for Clini... More » Health Diagnostics & Imaging

To read lab results for blood tests, note the blood trait that is being tested, such as red blood cells, white blood cell or platelets, and then check if the quantitative result for that trait is within the noted normal ... More » Health Medical Ranges & Levels

The accuracy and precision of a given test are usually defined in the medical literature, and such information can be used to assess whether the results of a given test or series of tests are outside of the expected valu... More » Health Medical Ranges & Levels
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