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 References Used

Following are the books and journals.

  1. A Manual of Laboratory Diagnostic Tests. Edition 7, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, By Frances Talaska Fischbach, RN, BSN, MSN, and Marshall Barnett Dunning 111, BS, MS, Ph.D.
  2. Mosby’s Manual of Diagnostic and Laboratory Tests. Third edition, By Kathleen Deska Pagana Ph.D., and Timothy J. Pagana M.D.FACS.
  3. The Patient Guide to Medical Tests. Second edition, Joseph C. Segen, M.D, and Josie Wade, R.N.
  4. Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease, Professional Edition, 8th Edition, By Vinay Kumar, MBBS, MD, FRCPath, Abul K. Abbas, MBBS, Nelson Fausto, MD, and Jon Aster, MD.
  5. Center for Diseases and Prevention (CDC)
  6. Mayo Clinic
  7. http://jcm.asm.org/content/38/6/2227.full A Comparison of Seven Tests for Serological Diagnosis of Tuberculosis, Sudha Pottumarthy, Virginia C. Wells, and Arthur J. Morris.
  8. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC312910... Path-TB test for the rapid diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis, Roya Alavi-Naini, a,b Maliheh Metanat, a,b Ebrahim Alijani,b, and Hassan Mozaffari.
  9. Mayo Clinic. Reducing Substance, Feces http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/test-catalo.
  10. MedlinePlus
  11. Plymouth Hospital NHS
  12. Healthline: http://www.healthline.com/health/sputum-fungal-sme...
  13. MedicineNet.com for stool examination: http://www.medicinenet.com/rectal_bleeding/symptom...
  14. Medline Plus for stool examination: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/00...
  15. Healthline for stool examination: http://www.healthline.com/galecontent/stool-ova-pa...
  16. About.com for thyroid diseases: http://thyroid.about.com/cs/testsforthyroid/a/free...
  17. Thyroid function: http://www.replenishhormones.com/Thyroid.html
  18. Lab test online for Tegretol: http://labtestsonline.org/understanding/analytes/c...
  19. The Body of Total Lipids: http://www.thebody.com/content/art14240.html
  20. The free medical dictionary for TPHA Syphilis: http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/TPHA
  21. Pubmed for Typhidot: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12592993
  22. Annual of Tropical Medicine public health
  23. The state of Delaware for Gonorrhoeal smears
  24. CDC center for disease control and prevention for Gonorrhoea: http://www.cdc.gov/std/gonorrhea/STDFact-gonorrhea...
  25. AACC annual meeting expo 2013 for Heroin in urine. http://www.clinchem.org/content/47/2/301.full
  26. Pubmed.gov for heroin detection: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12075726
  27. WebMD for urine phosphate: http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/phosphate-in-ur...
  28. MedlinePlus for urine urea: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/00...
  29. For 24 hours urine urea: http://www.pathology.uci.edu/PathologyServicesManu...
  30. Barnes Jewish hospital for urine urea: http://bjhlab.testcatalog.org/show/1546
  31. Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for typhoid fever: http://www.cdc.gov/nczved/divisions/dfbmd/diseases...
  32. About Chemistry for washing of glassware. http://chemistry.about.com/od/chemistrylabexperime...
  33. MUSC Health for INR: http://www.muschealth.com/lab/content.aspx?id=1503...
  34. Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pathology, James Carton, Oxford University Press 2012
  35. Oxford Clinical Pathology. James Carton, Richard Daly, Pramila Ramani. Oxford University Press 2007.
  36. A Guide to Laboratory investigation 5th edition 2008. Michael Mcghee. Radcliffe Publishing Ltd. The United Kingdom.
  37. MedlinePlus for chromosomal analysis: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/00...
  38. CDC Center for Disease control and prevention for EBV: http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/diseases/ebv.htm
  39. MedlinePlus for TORCH profile: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/00...
  40. TEITZ Textbook of Clinical Chemistry and Molecular Diagnostics. 4th edition. Edited by Carl A.Burtis, Edward R. Ashwood, and David E.Bruns
  41. Teitz Fundamental of Clinical Chemistry 5th edition. Edited by Carl A.Burtis, Edward R.Ashwood.
  42. WebMD for antiviral therapy for HIV patients. http://www.webmd.com/hiv-aids/cd4-count-what-does-...
  43. Lancet for HIV CD count and treatment: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S...
  44. MedicineNet.com for homocysteine: http://www.medicinenet.com/homocysteine/article.ht...
  45. MedlinePlus for homocystinuria: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/00...
  46. Clinical laboratory Pearls. Editor Steven L. Jones. Lippincott Williams and Wilkins 2001.
  47. Medicine Science and more for Field stain: http://medicine-science-and-more.com/preparation-o...
  48. WHO staining protocol for field strain A and B: http://www.tropeduweb.ch/Parasitology_Methods_PDF/...
  49. MUSC Health for Renin: http://www.muschealth.com/lab/content.aspx?id=1504...
  50. Mayo Clinic for Rubella: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/rubella/DS00332
  51. CDC for Rubella: http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/vpd-vac/rubella/in-sho...
  52. Conversion of SI and conventional unit. Globalrph RPH, the clinician’s ultimate reference.
  53. Acetylcholinesterase and pseudocholinesterase. http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/test-catalo... http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/00...
  54. Dengue fever by Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dengue_fever#Diagnosi...
  55. Dengue fever, CDC   http://www.cdc.gov/dengue/
  56. Clinical guide to laboratory tests. Third edition by Norbert W.Tietz
  57. Ebola Virus. WHO article http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs103/en...
  58. Ebola Virus. CDC http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/prevention/index.html
  59. Bringing up the children. Netdoctor http://www.netdoctor.co.uk/health_advice/facts/upb...
  60. Acute leukemias Merck Manual. http://www.merckmanuals.com/professional/hematology_and_oncology/leukemias/overview_of_leukemia.html
  61. Ulcerative colitis by Mayo Clinic: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ulcerative-colitis/basics/symptoms/con-20043763
  62. Pathology a study guide. By Ivan Damjanov and Emanual Rubin.
  63. Miller D. Normal values and examination of blood. Blood diseases of infancy and childhood. St, Louis C V Mosby 1984:21,22
  64. Quick Compendium of Clinical Pathology (ASCP). 2nd edition 2009 American Society for Clinical Pathology. Daniel D Mais, MD
  65. Prenatal tube defect. http://www.questdiagnostics.com/testcenter/testgui...
  66. Tumor marker  CA 19 - 9 (Medscape) http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/2087513-over...
  67. Clinical Laboratory Pearls. Steven L. Jones. 2001 by Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
  68. Saunders Manual of Clinical Laboratory Science. Craig A. Lehmann Ph.D., CC(NRCC).W.B. Saunders Company
  69. Widmann's Interpretation of Laboratory Tests
  70. Ronald A. Sacher and Richard A. McPherson. F.A Davis Company Philadelphia
  71. Lynch's Medical Laboratory Technology by Stanley S. Raphael F.R.C. Path. W.B. Saunders Company
  72. Basic Medical Laboratory Techniques by Barbara H. Estridge, Anna P. Reynolds, and Norman J. Walter. Delmar Thomson Learning (Printed in the USA).
  73. Medical Laboratory Procedures by Mary Ellen Wedding and Sally A. Toenjes. F.A. Davis Company Philadelphia (second edition 1998)
  74. Urinalysis and Body Fluids. Susan King Strasinger and Marjorie Schaub Di Lorenzo. F.A. Davis Company Philadelphia.
  75. Medical Parasitology by Markel and Voge's. (Markell, John, Krotoski). WB Saunders company
  76. Foundation of Parasitology by Larry S.Roberts and John Janovy Jr.  WCB Wm .C. Brown Publishers 
  77. Essential Haematolgy, A.V Hoffbrand, P.A.H. Moss, and J.E.Pettit    5th edition, 2006, Blackwell Publication.
  78. Notes on Medical Bacteriology by J. Douglas Sleigh, Morag C. Timbury,   Churchill Livingstone.
  79. McGraw- Hills Manual of Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests by Denise D. Wilson, Ph.D., APN, FNP, ANP associate Professor Illinois state university.    McGraw Hill Companies, Inc.
  80. Clinical Chemistry: Interpretation and Techniques by Alex Kaplan, LaVerne L. Szabo,  Lea and Febiger Philadelphia.
  81. Essential medical virology by Pumper and Yamashiroya, the W. B.  Saunders company.
  82. linne and Ringsrud's Clinical Laboratory Science, The basics and Routine Techniques. by Mary L.Turgeon, EdD, CLS (NCA),  Mosby Elsevier.
  83. Clinical parasitology, A practical approach, by Elizabeth A. Ziebig, B.S., MT(ASCP). W.B.Sauders company.
  84. Pathophysiology, The biologic basis For Diseases in adults and Children by Kathryn L. McCance, RN, Ph.D. and SUE E. Huther, RN, Ph.D., Mosby Inc. 2002.
  85. Immunology and Serology in Laboratory Medicine by Marry Louise Turgeon, Ed.D., M.T. (ASCP), CLS (NCA).  Mosby Inc.
  86. N.Gonorrhea: https://www.cdc.gov/std/tg2015/gonorrhea.htm
  87.  The simple method to prepare the hemolysate for Hb electrophoresis.  =  http://clinchem.aaccjnls.org/content/11/6/628
  88. Another method to prepare the hemolysate for Hb electrophoresis.      =  http://smj.medicine.psu.ac.th/index.php/smj/article/view/348
  89. Human papillomavirus =  Healio hemoncotoday
  90. https://cardiophile.org/ecg-changes-in-hypomagnesemia-mechanism/    ECG changes in low magnesium.
  91. http://www.labpedia.net/tests/71/edit?next=/test/71       TB gelification test result.
  92. Source 1   Clinical guide to laboratory tests by Norbert W. Tietz
  93. Source 2     Diagnostic Mosby's and laboratory tests reference by  Kathleen Deska Pagana and Timothy J. Pagana
  94. Source 3    Saunders Manual of Clinical Laboratory Science  by Craige A. Lehmann
  95. Source 4    A manual of Laboratory  Diagnostic  Tests by Frances Fischbach
  96. Source 5    McGraw-Hill's  Manual of Laboratory and Diagnostic tests
  97. Source 6  Mosby's manual of diagnostic tests by Pagana, Pagana.
  98. For normal values of Folic acid (Folate)       https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/2085523-overview
  99. CA 72-4    http://www.roche-diagnostics.ch/content/dam/corporate/roche-dia_ch/documents/broschueren/professional_diagnostics/serumarbeitsplatz/immunologie/tumor-marker/EN_CA72-4_FactSheet.pdf  
  100. Complement C3 deficiency          https://www.omim.org/entry/613779#creationDate