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Professional Associations

American Association of Bioanalysts (AAB)
URL: http://www.aab.org
A national professional association of clinical laboratory directors, owners, supervisors, managers, medical technologists, medical laboratory technicians, physician office laboratory technicians and phlebotomists. Interests include clinical chemistry, clinical laboratory science, and laboratory medicine. [8/16]
American Medical Technologists  (AMT)
URL: http://www.americanmedtech.org
AMT is a nationally and internationally recognized certification agency and membership society for Medical Technologists, Medical Laboratory Technicians, Medical Lab Assistants, Medical Assistants, Medical Administrative Specialists, Phlebotomy Technicians, Dental Assistants, Allied Health Instructors, Clinical Laboratory Consultants. [8/16]
American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science  (ASCLS)
URL: http://www.ascls.org
Contributes to the profession and practitioners in clinical laboratory science through education and certification maintenance. [8/16]
Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute
URL: http://clsi.org
CLSI facilitates a process of developing clinical laboratory testing standards based on input from and consensus among industry, government, and health care professionals. [4/17]

Topics and Issues

ARUP Laboratories: a National Reference Laboratory
URL: http://www.aruplab.com/
ARUP Laboratories is a national clinical and anatomic pathology reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in innovative laboratory research and development. Also includes link to full text journal Magnify: the art & science of diagnostic medicine. (Associated Regional and University Pathologists, Inc.)  [ [8/16]
ICD-10
URL: http://www.who.int/classifications/icd/icdonlineversions/en/
The World Health Organization [WHO] has links to all versions of ICD-10 [Classification of Diseases] including the most current version, 2016.

The International Classification of Diseases (ICD) is the standard diagnostic tool for epidemiology, health management and clinical purposes. This includes the analysis of the general health situation of population groups. It is used to monitor the incidence and prevalence of diseases and other health problems, proving a picture of the general health situation of countries and populations.  All Member States use the ICD which has been translated into 43 languages. [8/16]

Lab Tests Online
URL: https://labtestsonline.org/
"Peer-reviewed, Patient-centered, Outcomes-driven.  A public resource on clinical lab testing from the laboratory professionals who do the testing."  (NIH recommended) [8/16]
Medicine Net : Procedures & Tests A- Z List
URL: http://www.medicinenet.com/procedures_and_tests/article.htm
Offers an A to Z listing of over 200 laboratory and point-of-care medical tests and procedures.  Also offers a list of the top 20 commonly searched tests along with images, quizzes, and a symptom checker. [8/16]
Taylor & Francis Online
URL: (subscription link for NEIT on and off campus)
Publishers of Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation (e-journal subscription available via Full Text Finder) and many other publications of myriad topics.  [11/16]
Tests used in Clinical Care:  FDA
URL: http://www.fda.gov (long URL)
The U.S, Food and Drug Administration provides general information and links to excellent databases of a variety of lab tests. [4/17]

Last updated 2017.04/ JH