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Lab Tests Online is a non-commercial, award-winning resource on clinical laboratory testing developed by a collaboration of laboratory professional societies and funded by diagnostic companies as a public service. The Lab Tests Online content is peer-reviewed and has been produced by the American Association for Clinical Chemistry according to the principles espoused by the Health-On-the-Net Foundation, an international not-for-profit organization that seeks "to guide lay persons or non-medical users and medical practitioners to useful and reliable online medical and health information."

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