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Publication Type
Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
Author, Analytic
Hanchard, Barrie
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Pathology
Article Title
Laboratory services: Development and future directions
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Journal Title
West Indian Medical Journal
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Reprint Status
Refereed
Date of Publication
2001
Volume ID
50
Issue ID
4
Page(s)
32-33
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Abstract
Laboratory services have utilized most of the advances in medical science over the past fifty years translating much of what has been discovered on the scientific front into tests that have provided new insights into the aetiology, diagnosis and management of human diseases. The modern laboratory has evolved to operate at a molecular level with a large inventory of new tests based on immunology and DNA technology. This has brought with it increased financial loads which currently dictate the level at which the laboratory operates.....
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