October 15, 2007
Brevard Business News:
Florida Clinical Laboratory, a new business five years ago, has grown into a success by carving niches in the market and holding onto them, while expanding its service territory.
The niches include offering direct–access testing where consumers can walk into the facility and have their cholesterol checked, as well as have a host of other routine blood profiles performed without a physician prescription. Increasingly, people without health insurance are using these affordable services.
Florida Clinical Laboratory has also made inroads into the nursing–home market and the assisted–living business, in two counties. Providing drug–free workplace screening services is another growing part of the business.
September 8, 2008 Brevard Business News:
SUNTREE — Florida Clinical Laboratory, an independent business that has sliced a piece of the highly competitive medical–testing market since opening six years ago in Melbourne, is targeting the Suntree– Viera community for growth-
Posture-Dependent Change in Hematocrit
Assessment of the cellular component of blood has been a cornerstone of patient evaluation for more than a century. Determination of hematocrit (Hct [packed red blood cell volume]) and hemoglobin levels has become the mainstay of monitoring anemia and an important indicator of blood loss. Because of the simplicity of Hct determination, this test is used widely in many clinical settings to track anemia of iron deficiency,-