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Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode

HONcode status The health Website
Lab Tests Online
is in compliance with the HONcode

Title of the site:Lab Tests Online
Web address:http://labtestsonline.org
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct253967
Date of initial review: 26 Sep 2001
Validity of certificate25 Oct 2011 - Oct 2013
Date of last visit27 Oct 2011
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This certificate confirms the revision of the site by the HONcode Team at the above date.
It respects and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct (HONcode).

* 1. Authoritative   2. Complementarity   3. Privacy   4. Attribution   5. Justifiability   6. Transparency
    7. Financial disclosure   8. Advertising policy

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The Health on the Net (HON) certificate serves as a guarantee that this website, at the date of its certification, complies with and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct as drawn up by the HON foundation.

The responsible of the certified site commits to keep the site in compliance with the HON code principles for the duration of the certification.

Although measures such as a complaint mechanism, the periodical review and the automatic surveillance mechanisms are put in place to guarantee the compliance of the certified website with the ethical principles of HON as much as possible, incidental inaccuracies cannot be completely excluded. In no event the HON foundation and/or its partner(s) can be held liable for any damages resulting from the use or inability to use HON certified websites nor can the HON foundation and/or its partner(s) be held liable for the content of these certified websites, including, but not limited to the information of third-parties or hyperlinks accessible via HON certified websites.

The certified website is responsible for the content of its website, unless otherwise provided by law.


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You will find below the elements identified by the HONcode team at a precise date to justify the respect of the 8 ethical principles.

The content of this certificate has been collected and written by the Health On the Net Foundation (HON) and should not be used without previous permission granted by HON. A request for permission can be sent to: HON.

1. Information must be authoritative
The names and qualifications of the members of the editorial review board are provided.
Editorial Review Board
  (25 Oct 2011) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
Our primary objective is education of the public about laboratory testing in order to facilitate improved doctor-patient communication. We encourage patients and caregivers to learn as much as they can about their health care so that they can become more active partners with their doctors regarding their care.
  (25 Oct 2011) - Link

...education of the public...
  (25 Oct 2011) - Link

Purpose of the website
It is important that you communicate with your physician so that together you can integrate the pertinent information, such as age, ethnicity, health history, signs and symptoms, laboratory and other procedures (radiology, endoscopy, etc.), to determine your health status. The information provided through this Service is not intended to substitute for such consultations with your physician nor medical advice specific to your health condition.
  (25 Oct 2011) - Link

3. Confidentiality
  (25 Oct 2011) - Link

4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Sources are provided at the end of each article.
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
Article sources
  (25 Oct 2011) - Link

This article was last reviewed on October 7, 2011. | This article was last modified on October 7, 2011.
  (25 Oct 2011) - Link

5. Justification of claims
This principle is not applicable for this site 

6. User support and adequation
A contact form is provided.
Contact us
  (25 Oct 2011) - Link

7. Disclosure of funding sources
Names and details on Sponsors and Partners are provided.
Site Sponsors - Collaborating Partners
  (25 Oct 2011) - Link

8. Advertising policy
here is no advertising on the site. Our Sponsors, who provide funding for the site, have provided advice and assistance in promoting Lab Tests Online. They are not involved in the editorial development of the site.
  (25 Oct 2011) - Link

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