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Laboratory Specimen Labeling — Policy Sample

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Policies & Procedures

Positive patient identification and strict adherence to policies and procedures is imperative throughout the process of collecting and labeling specimens to help assure patient safety. To protect patients from adverse errors made due to improperly labeled specimens, the laboratory policy demands that proper labeling criteria are always met. Every specimen brought to the laboratory must have a label on it. This sample policy can be used to make sure your practice is following proper procedures.

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