Posts - Specimen Management

Jun 11, 2021 7:13pm
Thanks to colleague Mary Coleman for the heads-up detailing this FDA Statement: June 10, 2021
Jun 2, 2021 11:48am
Thanks to Dennis Ernst, MT(ASCP), NCPT(NCCT), Director of the Center for Phlebotomy Education, for contacting BD and Greiner about the current sodium citrate tube shortage.
May 17, 2021 1:59pm
Thanks to Dave McGlasson for a link to Facebook page, Medical Laboratory Science Hidden Heroes where on May 14, Amy Irwin asked, "So from what I hear the Na citrate blue top tube shortage is nationwide.
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Apr 6, 2021 5:07pm
I [Geo] received this question on 4-6-21 from Don Wahl, Core Laboratory Manager, Sanford USD Medical Center, Sioux Falls, SD. "Why do coagulation tests need to be quick- thawed at 37°C? If samples are thawed at room temperature what would be the effect on the coagulation testing?"