Whether you’re a clinician deciding which test to order for your patient, a laboratory professional, or a policy-maker seeking credible information, here you can find independent evidence on medical laboratory tests to help you in your role.
On the right, you’ll find reports produced by CADTH in addition to others prepared by the Institut national d’excellence en santé et en services sociaux (INESSS). CADTH is pleased to be brokering the work of INESSS, which assesses the evidence on specific biomedical tests. You’ll also find summaries of CADTH work on laboratory tests, presentations from the CADTH Culturing Change in Lab Testing webinar series, and more.
We've selected the following materials to get you started:
- HPV Testing for Primary Cervical Cancer Screening (Optimal Use Project, April 2019)
- Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy for the Management of Breast Cancer: A Review of Guidelines (Summary With Critical Appraisal, April 2019)
- Gene Expression Profiling Tests for Breast Cancer: A Rapid Qualitative Review (Summary With Critical Appraisal, April 2019)
- Point-of-Care INR Testing Compared With Lab INR Testing: What Does the Evidence Say? (Tool, April 2015)
An at-a-glance tool that outlines the different ways POC INR testing can be used to monitor INR compared with standard laboratory testing.