requires glucose be measure three time and human growth hormone be measured four times.
may be viruses, bacteria or other immune triggers the body fights off by creating antibodies
are elements the human body creates to deal with antigens
which are examinations of cerival and/or vaginal cells,
a technique for counting and examining microscopic particles, such as cells and chromosomes, by suspending them in a stream of fluid and passing them by and electronic detention apparatus.
procedure in which multiple drugs identified, Some machines identify all drugs present in one procedure Others require two or more procedures to identify two or more drugs
without review of medical record
with review of medical record
sample of tissue of suspect area
frozen piece of specimen
slice of frozen block
allow additional test to be performed without a written order from the physician
Therapeutic drug assays
performed to help the physician monitor the level of medication in the patient's system or to monitor the patients compliance.
test for a specific drug and for the amount of that drug.
listed by the drugs
one that was done without the pathologist's review of the medical record of the patient
one in which the medical record was reviewed as part of the consultative services.
tests performed on urine
tests performed on material from any sources.
identifies specimen that normally do not need to be viewed under a microscope for pathologic diagnosis those for which the probability of disease or malignancy is minimal. (tooth)
Deals with those tissues that are usually considered normal tissue and have been removed not because of the probability of the presence of disease or malignancy, but for some other reason. (a fallopian tube for sterilization, foreskin of a newborn)
a assigned for specimens with a low probability of disease or malignancy.
designates a higher probability of malignancy or decision making for disease pathology.
classifies more complex pathology evaluation
includes examination of neoplastic tissue or very involved specimens, such as a total resection of a colon.