Selection of appropriate tests--a central facet of medical care--is often problematic; this reference presents a rationale for specimen collection and processing, for general methodology and analytic approaches, and for interpretation of results. Organization is around the clinician's order, namely the specific tests, rather than by disease entity; tests are grouped along traditional laboratory disciplines, and chapters within the sections discuss methods as related to specific tests. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, ORA portion of the T4 also undergoes deiodination to 3, 3a#39;, 5a#39; triiodothyronine ( reverse T3 [rT3]). Both T3 and rT3 are further metabolized by monodeiodination ( Fig. 11-2). Thyroid stimulating ... T3 protein Fig. 11-1. Schematic diagram of Hormonesanbsp;...
|Author||:||Joan H. Howanitz, Peter J. Howanitz|