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Biomarkers of Disease: An Evidence-Based Approach

BMJ 2002; 325 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.325.7369.909/a (Published 19 October 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:909
  1. Denis O' Reilly,, consultant clinical biochemist. (DOReilly@gri-biochem.org.uk)
  1. Royal Infirmary, Glasgow

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    Eds Andrew K Trull, Laurence M Demers, David W Holt, Atholl Johnston, J Michael Tredger, Christopher P Price

    Cambridge University Press, £80, pp 516

    ISBN 0 521 81102 3

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    Reading the history of one's subject can be an illuminating and humbling experience. In the 1960s when the use of biochemical measurements in the diagnosis and monitoring of disease was still very much in its infancy, clinical biochemists were to the fore in advocating that we abandon the concept of the normal range in favour …

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