Research Article| Volume 1, ISSUE 4, P605-609, December 1981

A Nutrition Profile: Some Clinical Laboratory Considerations

  • Robert F. Labbé
    Corresponding author: Clinical Chemistry Division, Department of Laboratory Medicine SB-10, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195
    Professor and Head, Clinical Chemistry Division, Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
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      The concept of a nutrition profile and the difficulty of determining which laboratory tests should be chosen to assess the nutritional status of a patient are explored. Criteria that can be applied to determine the appropriateness of including a test in the profile and general guidelines for assembling a profile are presented.
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