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Darci Block, Ph.D., of the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic, authored an article in the American Association for Clinical Chemistry’s (AACC) Clinical Laboratory News highlighting hurdles in body fluid testing.
Over the last decade, major strides have been made within clinical laboratories to understand the practicalities of testing body fluids. However, many obstacles remain, including streamlining ordering and implementing literature-derived decision limits.
Dr. Block discusses important issues that labs should consider when facing common challenges associated with body fluid test ordering, processing, testing, and reporting, and the most up-to-date approaches for success.