RNA (ribonucleic acid) is a nucleic acid that can carry genetic information (especially in some viruses), perform various activities in the cell, and help form proteins that are encoded in DNA. Several types of RNA exist. Some lab tests measure…
A rare congenital disorder characterized by exocrine pancreatic insufficiency, bone marrow dysfunction, and skeletal abnormalities; it is the second most common cause of inherited pancreatic insufficiency after cystic fibrosis.
In the clinical laboratory: 1. a test's ability to correctly identify individuals who have a given disease or disorder; 2. ability of a test to detect small amounts of a substance or to measure a reaction
An allergic reaction to proteins in a foreign serum, usually in response to an injection; it is characterized by symptoms such as fever, skin rash, pain and swelling in one or more joints, and kidney damage