Understand the most common laboratory techniques, tests, and procedures performed in a physician's office. Two dedicated laboratorians offer a simple and clear look at what MAs do in a physician's office laboratory. Inside, you'll find a wealth of information on important laboratory termilogy and the procedures you'll need to perform to become an effective member of a physician's office team. Coverage of the advanced procedures performed outside of the physician's office explains what happens to the samples you send out. There's also information on CLIA and other government regulations and how they affect each procedure.