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.

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Lithium present in tap water may protect against dementia

14 September 2017

A recent publication published in JAMA Psychiatry suggests that the lithium present naturally in small quantities in tap water may have a protective effect against dementia.

MHRA seizes HIV home-test kits over false result risk

11 September 2017

MHRA seizes more than 100 unreliable HIV home-testing kits

Lab Tests Online-UK is recommended by GP’s in Which? magazine

7 September 2017

The September edition of Which? member's magazine featured the article 'Help your GP to help you' providing the reader with an insight into GP appointments. The article features 'Useful websites recommended by GP's'. It includes Lab Tests Online-UK as one of only five recommended and trusted websites.

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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.