Reflex and reflective testing practice in endocrine investigations
Intan Nureslyna Samsudin
Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universti Putra Malaysia
Laboratory investigations may be added to existing order either automatically based on established algorithms, defined as ‘reflex testing’ or by laboratory professionals, defined as ‘reflective testing’. They are performed to aid in the diagnostic process and add value to the laboratory services provided. Both reflex and reflective testing became possible with the advent of laboratory information systems (LIS). This talk will give a brief overview of reflex and reflective testing practice in endocrine investigations.