Methods and techniques performed to diagnose disease, disorders, or conditions. Biological samples such as blood, urine, or saliva are used to detect the presence of bacteria, fungi, or other markers to diagnose a disease, disorder, or condition.
Diagnostic procedures that are accurate and reliable make for a more efficient health care system by streamlining treatment and recovery, enhancing the quality of patient care, and reducing health care costs.
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Access to self-reported researcher or administrative/in-house data may be required to locate documentation on development of diagnostic testing procedures.
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Diagnostic testing procedures differ depending on field and/or topic, which can make general resources difficult to find, while information on specific procedures is more readily available.
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