16-17 NOVEMBER 2023

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Biological variation- when normal and abnormal collide (case base discussion)

17 Nov 2022
IDEXX Advanced Diagnostics

An abnormal result for one patient can be perfectly normal for another. Moreover, a patient with a ‘normal profile can have significant pathological changes which can be easily overlooked. Elaborating on the previous lecture with a case-based approach, this presentation focuses on the key considerations which need to be taken into account when interpreting results for your individual patient.

  • 1. Develop a critical view on lab data and appreciate the value of the clinical context when interpreting results.
  • 2.Learn to put the principles of biological variation into action with a case-based discussion.
  • 3.Recognize those analytes which are most affected by biological variation and apply an informed approach to their interpretation.