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A medical laboratory, a place which performs analysis and diagnostics on body fluids Edit this description in the wiki page. Edit this description in the data item.
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The tag healthcare=laboratory is used for a Medical laboratory: a place which performs analysis and diagnostics (physicochemical, biochemical, hematologic, immunological, microscopic, bacteriological, etc.) on body fluids such as blood, urine and faeces.

A medical laboratory is sometimes open to the public for sample collection, but may only accept samples which were collected elsewhere. It is equipped with measuring instruments, employing professional lab and medical staff. It may be an independent entity or a part of a hospital or clinic.


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