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Diagnostic Tests

  • By: Gautam J. Desai & Elizabeth K. McClain
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Diagnostic tests are used by healthcare workers to help determine the presence or absence of a disease or other health condition. Diagnostic tests can be grouped into two basic categories: medical or psychological. Within these two categories, there are many subsets ...

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