Thank you for using the Pathology Tests Explained website to learn about laboratory tests and topics related to testing ("the Service"). Please note that information provided through this free Service is not intended to be medical advice and should not be used as such.

It is important that you communicate with your doctor so that together you can use all the pertinent available information including age, ethnicity, health history, signs and symptoms, laboratory and other procedures (radiology, endoscopy, etc.), to determine the state of your health. The information provided through this Service is not intended to substitute for such consultations with your doctor nor medical advice specific to your health condition.

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Although the funding for this project has come about from a grant from the Department of Health, Quality Use of Pathology Program, the Department of Health does not necessarily endorse the content of this website and under the terms of the funding agreement the following must be stated:

(1) The use of the information and material on this website should not be regarded as, or used as a substitute for professional medical advice; and
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Last Review Date: February 8, 2023
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