Home Products Most Popular Contact
No items in your cart.
The page below is a sample from the LabCE course Fundamentals of Molecular Diagnostics. Access the complete course and earn ASCLS P.A.C.E.-approved continuing education credits by subscribing online.

Learn more about Fundamentals of Molecular Diagnostics (online CE course) »
How to Subscribe
MLS & MLT Comprehensive CE Package
Includes 123 CE courses, most popular
$95 Add to cart
Pick Your Courses
Up to 8 CE hours
$50 Add to cart
Individual course$20 Add to cart


Molecular based clinical diagnostic test methodologies differ according to the target of interest. For example, patients suspected of having different diseases will require the identification of different targets. These targets might be found in different cells of the body and may therefore require different specimens to provide the answers.

  • Patient A suspected of having Disease 1-requires the identification of a target of missequenced DNA- might require specimen of whole blood
  • Patient B suspected of having Disease 2-requires identification of a target of antibody production-methodology might require specimen of serum

Using this specific approach of disease diagnosis based on unique target identification, tests can provide answers that are more

  • rapid
  • sensitive
  • specific