Posts - Specimen Management

Mar 31, 2018 12:01pm
From George: Long ago at a Temple University-sponsored meeting in Philadelphia, Dr. Dorothy Adcock provided data showing it was unnecessary to collect a "discard" tube ahead of a blue-closure hemostasis specimen.
Jan 1, 2018 7:29am
Our December, 2017 Quick Question asked, "When is the correct time to label blood specimen tubes?" The question generated 124 votes, an exceptional total that illustrates the level of concern for this issue. The answers were:
Nov 28, 2017 1:04pm
Dennis Ernst, Center for Phlebotomy Education; Dave McGlasson; and George are preparing an opinion piece for Annals of Blood that describes blood specimen labeling standards.
1 Comment
Nov 28, 2017 9:04am
Here  are the results of our November, 2017 Quick Question, answered by 60 respondents: Question: When should you perform an antithrombin, protein C, and protein S profile?