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SA Pathology Newsletter Issue 5

In this edition of the SA Pathology Newsletter you'll find a...

SA Pathology Newsletter Issue 5

01 December 2016

In this edition of the SA Pathology Newsletter you'll find an update on all the latest pathology tests as well as information on why thyroid function tests can vary , linked to the wider push for harmonisation of reference ranges for common tests across pathology.  There’s a thought-provoking article about FH and high cholesterol in children, as well as an informative look at seasonal allergies and snakebites.

Articles include:

  • Familial Hypercholesterolaemia
  • Allergies in spring and insect stings
  • Thyroid Function test variations
  • Snake bites – how venom is tested
  • Cervical screening and a review of CMV
  • Australia’s first IFCC President

If there are topics you would like us to consider in future editions, or if you wish to comment on any content, please contact the editor at sapathology.newsletter@sa.gov.au

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