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Daniel Phillips, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Merced, CA. He has 7 years of experience. His specialties include Clinical Pathology. Daniel Phillips is affiliated with Mercy Medical Center Merced. He speaks English.
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Specialties & Expertise
Daniel Phillips has the following 1 specialty.
If you’ve ever provided a urine or blood sample, you’ve worked with a clinical pathologist — you probably just didn’t know it. They work behind the scenes in laboratories to examine bodily fluid specimens and detect substances or diseases. This means they're required to have a comprehensive knowledge of disease and what it looks like under a microscope.
They provide test results to your doctor, who then makes an informed decision about your diagnosis and the best treatment options for you. Without the work of clinical pathologists, doctors technically wouldn’t be able to diagnose patients as accurately as we can today. It's also worth noting that clinical pathologists are different from anatomical pathologists, who analyze tissue taken from a biopsy or entire infected areas as well as whole body parts.
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