This presentation examines the roles of a genetic counselor in the laboratory and in clinic, gives an overview of a genetics evaluation, and illustrates why patients in need of genetic testing should be referred for a genetics evaluation.
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Drawing blood from a patient’s arm with intravenous infusion running has the potential risk for erroneous and misleading laboratory test results. CLSI guidelines recommend using the opposite arm whenever possible. Dr. Karon discusses what laboratory test results are adversely affected when drawing from an arm with an IV running and what the phlebotomist can do to minimize these errors.
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