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Descriptor English: Laboratory Test
Descriptor Spanish: Prueba de Laboratorio
Descriptor Portuguese: Testes Laboratoriais
Descriptor French: Analyse de Laboratoire
Tree number(s): SP4.122.006.057.488.709
Scope note: Tests performed in a laboratory that check samples of blood, urine or tissue form the body. A technician or a physician analyzes the test samples to check if results fall within the normal range based on sex, age and race, food intake, among other factors. (Free adaptation from http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/laboratorytests.html, accessed Sep 18, 2012)
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CL classification
EC economics
EH ethnology
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
PC prevention & control
PL policies
SN statistics & numerical data
Related: Clinical Chemistry Tests MeSH
Clinical Laboratory Techniques MeSH
Laboratory Experiment DeCS
DeCS ID: 51711
Unique ID: DDCS051711
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Laboratory Test - Preferred
Concept UI FD00061844
Scope note Tests performed in a laboratory that check samples of blood, urine or tissue form the body. A technician or a physician analyzes the test samples to check if results fall within the normal range based on sex, age and race, food intake, among other factors. (Free adaptation from http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/laboratorytests.html, accessed Sep 18, 2012)
Preferred term Laboratory Test



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