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TEST CATALOG 
(Alphabetic, searchable listing of CMC and send-out tests including reference ranges, specimen requirements, transport instructions, etc)
See CMC Lab Reference Manual, below, for pathology specimen collection and processing requirements.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION
Includes:
  • Table of Contents
  • Contact Information
  • Laboratory Accreditations
  • Laboratory Scope of Service
  • Quality Management Practices
  • Laboratory Collection Stations - Patient Service Stations
  • Courier Service
  • STAT Test Listing
  • Reflex Testing
  • Critical Value Policy
  • Significant Results Notification
  • Confidentiality and Disclosure of Results

ORDERING INFORMATION​
Includes:
  • Ordering Information—1
  • Ordering Information—2
  • Completing a CMC Laboratory Requisition
  • Laboratory Billing Policy
  • ABN

SPECIMEN COLLECTION & MANAGEMENT
Includes:
  • Blood Collection Tubes
  • BD Vacutainer Tube Guide
  • BD Vacutainer - Preparing a Quality Sample
  • BD Citrate Tube Volume Draw Guide
  • Blood Collection
  • BD Guide - Venipuncture
  • BD Guide - Troubleshooting Hints for Blood Collection
  • BD Vacutainer Order of Draw for Multiple
  • Proper Specimen Labeling 1
  • Proper Specimen Labeling 2
  • BD Vacutainer Labeling Guide
  • Unacceptable Specimens
  • Specimen Processing
  • BD Vacutainer Preparing a Quality PST Sample for Analysis
  • Specimen Packaging
  • Special Handling
  • Specimen Stability Time Sensitive Test Chart
  • Transporting and Tracking Specimens

TRANSFUSION SERVICE (BLOOD BANK)
Includes:
  • Pretransfusion Testing Information


PATHOLOGY
Includes:

  • Information Requirements for Pathology Specimens
  • Pathology Specimen Collection and Handling

MICROBIOLOGY
Includes:
  • Specimen Transport Guidelines
  • Collection of Microbiology
  • Pre-Surgical Nares Screen for MRSA

TESTING INFORMATION
Includes:
  • Allergy Testing
  • Drug Testing
  • Detection of Genital Pathogens
  • Glucose Specialty Testing
  • Hepatitis Testing
  • Thyroid Cascade
  • Immunohistochemistry Markers

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