Level of Instruction: Intermediate
Intended Audience: Medical laboratory scientists, medical laboratory technicians, pathology residents, MLS students, and other health care personnel who have an interest in this subject matter.
Author Information: Lynne Brodeur, MA, MLS(ASCP)<sup>CM</sup> holds a master of arts degree in teaching. She is currently a full time lecturer at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and works per diem in Clinical Chemistry at St. Luke's Hospital in New Bedford, MA.
Reviewer Information: Kevin F. Foley, PhD, DABCC, MT, SC is the director of clinical pathology for the Kaiser Permanente Northwest region. He also teaches clinical chemistry at Oregon Health Sciences University. Dr. Foley earned his PhD in clinical pharmacology and toxicology at East Carolina School of Medicine in North Carolina.
Krista M. Moore, MLS(ASCP)<sup>CM</sup> is a Technical Specialist for Chemistry, Immunology, and Toxicology at Kaiser Permanente, Portland, Oregon. She holds BS degrees in Clinical Laboratory Science from Oregon Health Science University/Oregon Institute of Technology and in Chemistry from State University of NY at Geneseo.