Fernandes J. Realistic expectations of laboratory testing. J Am Osteopath Assoc 1991;91(12):1223. doi: 10.7556/jaoa.19184.108.40.2063.
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The ordering, reviewing, and interpreting of laboratory tests require recognition and familiarity with the concepts of normal values, sensitivity, specificity, predictive values, and prevalence. The significance of these test properties in clinical decision-making is explained.
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