Lab Tests Online-UK

Lab Tests Online-UK is written by practising laboratory doctors and scientists to help you understand the many clinical laboratory tests that are used in diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of disease. The about this site page describes how the site can help you. Search under conditions and diseases and find information on laboratory tests used for particular diagnosis and/or management or alternatively, if you know the test name, just search under tests.

Let us know what you think of the site and how we might improve it. If you found Lab Tests Online-UK useful, please spread the word!

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Lab Tests Online-UK free app: updated with improved functionality

14 April 2014

The highly successful Lab Tests Online-UK app launched in June 2013 has now been revised and updated to improve functionality and performance. Upgrades to navigation menus and a new instant search function allow users to pinpoint the information they require in seconds. Users can now share any article quickly and easily by email or via social media platforms, such as Facebook and Twitter.

“You’ve Got Cancer” Hoax Email Warning

18 March 2014

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) recently reported on hoax emails that have been sent to thousands of patients, informing them that blood results show that they have cancer. NICE is advising people who have received the email - the subject line of which is “important blood analysis result” - to delete it without opening it and not to click on any links contained within the message.

Participate in the Lab Tests Online-UK 2014 User Survey

4 March 2014

The survey has been produced to allow the Lab Tests Online-UK team to gain a better understanding of our visitors and to see if the website has helped you during your visit.

We intend to use the information obtained in the survey to guide improvements for the website and gain a view of your satisfaction. A summary of the survey results will be posted on our newsfeed in the summer.

The survey should take 8-10 minutes to complete, please click on the link below to participate in the survey. We would really appreciate your feedback.

For more information on the user survey please contact

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And the many Partners and Sponsors in the US who have helped to make Lab Tests Online® one of the premiere health information resources on the web.

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Lab Tests Online-UK was established in 2003 with the aid of a grant from the Health Foundation and was financially supported by the Department of Health. Lab Tests Online-UK is currently funded by the Association for Clinical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine, the Royal College of Pathologists and the Institute of Biomedical Science.