Laboratory Medicine: The Diagnosis of Disease in the Clinical Laboratory, Second Edition
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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Laboratory medicine (Laposata)
Laboratory medicine/[edited by] Michael Laposata.—Second edition.
p. ; cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 978-0-07-180554-4 (pbk. : alk. paper)—ISBN 0-07-180554-0 (pbk. : alk. paper)
I. Laposata, Michael, editor. II. Title.
[DNLM: 1. Clinical Laboratory Techniques. 2. Diagnosis, Diff erential. 3. Pathology, Clinical—methods. QY 25]
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