Symptoms generally lead to blood tests and radiographs, depending on the situation. Blood tests are a key step in the evaluation. Blood tests interpretation should be done by a medical professional.
The normal values for blood tests can be different from lab to lab. Blood tests can have false positives and false negatives. Interpretation of blood tests takes knowledge of the underlying disease process and experience.
Blood tests should be interpreted by health care providers. Sometimes blood tests need to be confirmed if there is a question about the reliability of the result. Flash-Med is a resource for questions and answers about blood tests.
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