• An accurate laboratory diagnosis requires careful collection and handling of blood specimens, especially coagulation laboratory samples. (cdc.gov)
  • Although routine clinical laboratories around the world have processed an estimated several thousand diagnostic specimens from patients with SARS, no cases of SARS-CoV disease among laboratory workers performing diagnostic assays have been reported to date. (cdc.gov)
  • Until more information about the transmission of SARS-CoV in the laboratory setting is known, precautions should be taken in handling specimens (e.g., respiratory and stool specimens, unfixed lung tissue, viral cultures) that might contain large quantities of SARS-CoV. (cdc.gov)
  • Effective and timely communication between clinical and laboratory staff is essential to minimize the risk incurred in handling specimens from patients with possible SARS-CoV disease. (cdc.gov)
  • Such specimens should be labeled accordingly, and the laboratory should be alerted to ensure proper specimen handling. (cdc.gov)
  • Clinical laboratories performing routine hematology, urinalysis, and clinical chemistry studies, and microbiology laboratories performing diagnostic tests on serum, blood, or urine specimens should follow standard laboratory practices, including Universal Precautions, when handling potential SARS-CoV specimens. (cdc.gov)
  • CDC recently updated the Interim Laboratory Biosafety Guidelines for Handling and Processing Specimens Associated with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) . (cdc.gov)
  • Protocol for the examination of specimens from patients with carcinoma of the prostate gland," Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine , vol. 133, no. 10, pp. 1568-1576, 2009. (hindawi.com)
  • Viral diagnostic and research laboratory testing should be conducted in a biosafety level-2 (BSL-2) laboratory for the following: those rapid tests involving steps that could generate aerosols (e.g. vortexing), direct or indirect fluorescent antibody tests (DFA, IFA) to detect viral antigens in clinical specimens, growth of virus in cell culture or embryonated eggs, molecular-based assays, and general laboratory research. (cdc.gov)
  • If the specimen cannot be sent immediately to the laboratory, it should be placed in a refrigerator at 4C and not allowed to freeze. (micropathlabs.com)
  • A laboratory representative can advise you whether an alternative technique is available that can accommodate the available specimen volume. (clevelandcliniclabs.com)
  • The laboratory will store the QNS sample and contact the client to request that the specimen be recollected. (clevelandcliniclabs.com)
  • Specimens should not be sent to CDC without prior discussion a) first, with the appropriate state health department and b) second, with the appropriate CDC laboratory. (cdc.gov)
  • Specimens can be collected in a specialized liquid transport system, a growth medium designed for mycoplasmal organisms (eg, 10-B broth), or some of the common transport systems for Chlamydia species or other bacteria and viruses and shipped frozen to a reference laboratory for testing if necessary. (medscape.com)
  • Inquiring about the services of a suitable reference laboratory and maintaining the appropriate specimen transport medium in clinical facilities is worthwhile if Mycoplasma or Ureaplasma infections are frequently encountered. (medscape.com)
  • Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the laboratory. (mayomedicallaboratories.com)
  • Specimens must be precisely labeled and accessioned into a laboratory information management system (LIMS) with a unique identifying number and received date. (labhealth.com)
  • Ideally, stool specimens should be examined as soon as they are received in the laboratory. (cdc.gov)
  • 4. Store and transport processed urine specimens according to instructions provided by the testing laboratory. (hologic.com)
  • Previous laboratory or specimen handling experience is preferred. (labcorp-veterans.jobs)
  • 5.12 This test method differs from some other methods (for example Test Methods D7687 and D7978 ) and practices (for example Practice D6974 ) in that it detects microbial activity in fuels or associated aqueous specimens in the field and does not need to be performed in a laboratory or in an aseptic environment. (astm.org)
  • Specimens will be shipped to the National Microbiology Laboratory (NML) in Winnipeg. (publichealthontario.ca)
  • If the specimen is received with no label or mislabeled, the person responsible will be notified and a new specimen must be obtained and submitted to the laboratory for testing. (unitypoint.org)
  • Unlabeled specimens may not be labeled once they are received in the laboratory. (unitypoint.org)
  • Specimens for culture should be transported to the Laboratory as soon as possible after collection or placed in preservatives or special transport containers. (unitypoint.org)
  • Procedures for collecting, preserving, and transporting of specimens sufficiently stable to provide accurate and precise results suitable for clinical interpretation. (sickkids.ca)
  • Each requisition must include patient's name, physician's name, insurance information, specimen site, ICD code and any pertinent clinical history. (micropathlabs.com)
  • We identified all histopathology specimens from 2013 that underwent such double reading and determined major and minor discordance rates based on clinical relevance between the initial and consensus sign-out diagnoses. (rug.nl)
  • the lack of appropriate assays--many of which are still in developmental stages and are not readily available to clinical laboratories, and 2) inadequately or improperly collected specimens. (cdc.gov)
  • These updated guidelines detail process and handling of clinical specimens for COVID-19 by specimen type and priority, and address storage and shipping. (hhs.gov)
  • A Guide to specimen management of clinical microbiology / J. Michael Miller and Diagnostic Microbiology Section, Hospital Infections Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia. (who.int)
  • The present invention relates to caps for use in combination with fluid-holding vessels, such as those designed to receive and retain biological specimens for clinical analysis and patient monitoring or diagnosis. (google.com)
  • Independently tested clinical specimens using biochemical, molecular and sterile culture techniques. (visualcv.com)
  • Strong skills in detection and characterization of bacteria from clinical specimens and isolates. (visualcv.com)
  • Techniques to selectively isolate cultures from clinical specimens. (visualcv.com)
  • Clinical specimens for all mycobacterial investigations should be sent to or collected by:Client & Specimen Management, Division of Pathology, Singapore General Hospital (Tel: 6321 4950, fax: 6326 5436). (sgh.com.sg)
  • Primary container/s for each specimen should be placed in a sealed biohazard-labelled plastic bag and accompanied by a request form with relevant patient and clinical data. (sgh.com.sg)
  • one of which should be a first morning specimen, for patients with clinical and chest x-ray findings compatible with tuberculosis. (sgh.com.sg)
  • The present invention relates to a cap which can form an essentially leak-proof seal with a vessel capable of receiving fluid specimens for clinical analysis and diagnosis. (google.com.au)
  • Researchers and clinicians often rely on improvised methods to handle and transport frozen biospecimens and therapies such as placing samples on dry ice, which is considerably warmer at temperature of -78C, handling heavy LN 2 dry shippers that must be transported on a cart or dolly, or handling unabsorbed LN 2 in open containers that present a safety issue. (technologynetworks.com)
  • Specimen containers should have tight fitting lid and either container or slide holder should be placed, along with the requisition, into appropriate biohazard transport bag. (micropathlabs.com)
  • Shipping supplies, specimen containers, and transport media are available for clients to order through the Supply Storefront . (clevelandcliniclabs.com)
  • Collect specimens in sterile, screw-capped, leak-proof, disposable plastic containers with caps which should fit tightly and be of the type that cannot possibly become accidentally loose or cause leakage. (sgh.com.sg)
  • Please note that specimen containers and supplies are supplied to submitters exclusively for samples that are to be tested by PHO. (publichealthontario.ca)
  • Microbiology and pathology laboratories performing diagnostic tests on stool or respiratory specimens should handle potential SARS-CoV specimens using standard Biosafety Level (BSL)-2 work practices in a Class II biological safety cabinet. (cdc.gov)
  • Final packaging of specimens for transport to diagnostic laboratories for additional testing. (cdc.gov)
  • Urology specimens had significantly more discordances than other tissues of origin, Gleason grading of prostate cancer biopsies being the most frequent diagnostic problem. (rug.nl)
  • CONCLUSIONS: Routine double reading of histopathology specimens prior to multidisciplinary meetings prevents diagnostic errors. (rug.nl)
  • Ship as diagnostic specimen. (ca.gov)
  • To ensure that these diagnostic advances can be used most effectively, earlier recommendations for collecting stool specimens must be updated. (cdc.gov)
  • When shipping diagnostic samples, there's no room for error - time, temperature, handling and packaging demand precision. (fedex.com)
  • International society of urological pathology (ISUP) consensus conference on handling and staging of radical prostatectomy specimens. (hindawi.com)
  • Tissue handling and specimen preparation in surgical pathology: issues concerning the recovery of nucleic acids from formalin-fixed, paraffin-embed. (nih.gov)
  • Submit all bone marrow specimens for routine pathology processing in IBF fixative. (micropathlabs.com)
  • As part of the daily routine, all pathology specimens to be discussed at upcoming multidisciplinary meetings undergo prior intradepartmental double reading. (rug.nl)
  • If order includes "culture" - 4path will include culture specimen in the final results addended to the surgical pathology report in approximately 14 days. (4path.com)
  • Order includes request for culture - 4path will perform routine histology with PAS stain for fungus and we will culture portion of specimen for dermatophyte with final results addended to the surgical pathology report in approximately 14 days. (4path.com)
  • The seed(s) may be removed from the tissue specimen in surgery, or the tissue specimen containing the seed(s) can be sent to pathology for removal of the seed and analysis of the tissue. (nrc.gov)
  • The unique microstructure of Hydra's multi-length fibers are designed to enhance rapid absorption and quick release of biological specimens. (puritanmedproducts.com)
  • Begin collecting stool specimens immediately after being notified of an outbreak, since delay may impede identification of the causative agent. (cdc.gov)
  • For outbreaks thought to be of viral origin, collect large-volume stool specimens (at least a urine cupful). (cdc.gov)
  • Place each diarrheal stool specimen, of as large a quantity as can be obtained (preferably, at least 10 cc), in a leak-proof, clean, dry container, and refrigerate at 4 C. Instructing patients to catch stool specimens in plastic kitchen wrap draped across the back half of the toilet under the toilet seat may facilitate collection of stool specimens. (cdc.gov)
  • Stool specimens (whole stools, swabs prepared from whole stools or rectal swabs with visible fecal staining) should be collected. (cdc.gov)
  • If whole stool specimens will not be processed immediate- ly, they should be either refrigerated or frozen at -70 C as soon as possible after collection. (cdc.gov)
  • Inoculate stool specimens onto SMAC and incubate 18-24 hours at 35-37C. (cdc.gov)
  • Often the initial procedure for diagnosis and treatment of patients is specimen collection. (nait.ca)
  • To permit diagnosis of certain viral agents, specimens must be collected during the first 48 hours of illness. (cdc.gov)
  • The increasing availability of nucleic acid amplification tests for C. trachomatis diagnosis has facilitated screening by use of urine and, for women, vulval or vaginal specimens. (asm.org)
  • The specimen of choice for the diagnosis of chancroid is a swab that has been taken from the base of the genital ulcer. (publichealthontario.ca)
  • Specimens collected in tubes must remain fresh and be refrigerated prior to being picked up by MicroPath Laboratories. (micropathlabs.com)
  • Specimens are only acceptable for processing when they are collected and submitted to our laboratories appropriately. (clevelandcliniclabs.com)
  • When a specimen is submitted to our laboratories with inadequate volume, the test will be canceled and indicated as "QNS" (Quantity Not Sufficient). (clevelandcliniclabs.com)
  • Learn more about how to ship specimens to our laboratories. (clevelandcliniclabs.com)
  • Best done by laboratories experienced with nail specimens. (4path.com)
  • Using the Amplicor PCR (Roche Diagnostics, Basel), the ligase chain reaction (Abbott Laboratories), and transcription-mediated amplification (APTIMA, Gene-Probe Inc., San Diego, CA) on first-catch urine specimens, Schachter et al. (asm.org)
  • Specimen should be placed in PreservCyt solution or in a sterile container and placed in the refrigerator. (micropathlabs.com)
  • If the labeling on the specimen is incomplete, the person responsible will be contacted to identify and properly label the specimen. (unitypoint.org)
  • Specimens and requisition are to be placed into plastic bio-hazard bag, logged into specimen book and placed in pick-up area for courier. (micropathlabs.com)
  • For RUSH histology specimens, do as instructed above adding RUSH or STAT to the requisition. (micropathlabs.com)
  • Place specimen and requisition into a plastic biohazard bag, log into specimen book and place specimen in the refrigerator awaiting the arrival of the courier. (micropathlabs.com)
  • In the event you have a biopsy and slides, one requisition is adequate as long as both tests are indicated and requisition contains appropriate information for both specimens. (micropathlabs.com)
  • Specimen, along with requisition, should be placed in appropriate biohazard transport bag. (micropathlabs.com)
  • Container should have tight fitted lid and specimen, along with requisition should be placed in appropriately sized biohazard transport bag. (micropathlabs.com)
  • If a requisition is sent with the specimen, then the 2 unique patient identifiers on the requisition and the specimen container must match. (clevelandcliniclabs.com)
  • The 2 unique patient identifiers on specimen container do not match those on requisition or electronic order. (clevelandcliniclabs.com)
  • All Microbiology specimens MUST have a source written on the accompanying requisition. (unitypoint.org)
  • 1. Obtain a first catch, post-digital rectal exam ( DRE ) urine specimen in a urine collection cup. (hologic.com)
  • Most rapid test methods that are used at the point of care only include simple steps such as inserting a swab into medium or pipetting specimens and reagents and do not generate aerosols, thus requiring only splash protection. (cdc.gov)
  • Vulvovaginal-Swab or First-Catch Urine Specimen To Detect Chlamydia trachomatis in Women in a Community Setting? (asm.org)
  • We evaluated the performance of two nucleic acid amplification tests for detecting Chlamydia trachomatis in self-collected vulvovaginal-swab and first-catch urine specimens from women in a community setting and a strategy for optimizing the sensitivity of an amplified enzyme immunoassay on vulvovaginal-swab specimens. (asm.org)
  • The assays detected 97.3% (95% confidence interval [CI], 93.1 to 99.2%) of infected patients with vulvovaginal-swab specimens and 91.8% (86.1 to 95.7%) with urine specimens. (asm.org)
  • We tested 2,749 vulvovaginal-swab specimens with both a nucleic acid amplification test and a polymer conjugate-enhanced enzyme immunoassay with negative-gray-zone testing. (asm.org)
  • In community settings, both vulvovaginal-swab and first-catch urine specimens from women are suitable substrates for nucleic acid amplification tests, but enzyme immunoassays, even after negative-gray-zone testing, should not be used in screening programs. (asm.org)
  • Many studies have compared the sensitivities obtained with first-catch urine and vulvovaginal-swab specimens from women, and some have found a slight advantage for swabs ( 2 , 14 , 24 , 25 , 33 ). (asm.org)
  • observed a combined sensitivity of 81%, compared to 93% for vulvovaginal-swab specimens and 91% for endocervical-swab specimens ( 25 ). (asm.org)
  • 2. The method of claim 1 , wherein the specimen retrieval device is a swab. (google.com.au)
  • Care should be taken to minimize contamination of the specimen with normal skin or mucous membrane flora. (sclhealth.org)
  • 5.14 This test method provides rapid results that reflect the total active microbial contamination in the specimen, and enables result to be obtained within 15 min. (astm.org)
  • Collect specimens aseptically, using standard precautions and minimising contamination with commensal organisms. (sgh.com.sg)
  • The conservation of taxidermy is the ongoing maintenance and preservation of zoological specimens that have been mounted or stuffed for display and study. (wikipedia.org)
  • Allow the specimen to return to room temperature before testing. (labce.com)
  • Bags with no indicators on them will be treated as room-temperature/ambient specimens. (clevelandcliniclabs.com)
  • Where serum is the preferred specimen, clot at room temperature, centrifuge and separate serum (no red blood cells). (sclhealth.org)
  • Specimens are stable for 4 hours post collection at room temperature. (stmichaelshospital.com)
  • If specimens will not be examined within 3 days, they should be frozen immediately, preferably at -70 C. Specimens should not be refrigerated for days and then frozen, or placed in transport medium and left at room temperature. (cdc.gov)
  • For smaller biopsies (up to 30 grams) it is often sensible to block the entire specimen. (breastpathology.info)
  • If not, then within reason block the entire specimen. (breastpathology.info)
  • Full mounts are the entire specimen, while shoulder mounts only include the head, neck, and shoulders. (wikipedia.org)
  • Thieves may opt to take only part of a taxidermy specimen, which can impact the structural integrity of the entire specimen. (wikipedia.org)
  • The item Handbook of specimen collection and handling in microbiology / : J. Michael Miller represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Indiana State Library . (in.gov)
  • When samples and specimens are infectious and subject to dangerous goods restrictions, ship them safely in our special packaging. (fedex.com)
  • To maintain one-to-one correlation between the samples and specimens produced therefrom, the system includes a subsystem for identifying each sample and permanently marking each slide with corresponding indicia prior to transferring the specimen thereto. (google.com)
  • Specimens should already be in a sealed, decontaminated primary container. (cdc.gov)
  • The urine specimen should be collected in a clean container and examined as soon as possible after voiding. (labce.com)
  • Fold gauze over, place into empty specimen or urine container and label as above. (micropathlabs.com)
  • If you have questions on what type of container to use for a particular test or specimen, refer to the specimen requirements on the Test Directory or contact Client Services . (clevelandcliniclabs.com)
  • The Amsino AMsure Urine Specimen Container is a 4 oz specimen container that comes equipped with a screw on lid and label. (activeforever.com)
  • Buy the Amsino AMsure Urine Specimen Container today from ActiveForever! (activeforever.com)
  • Label each container with the patient's name, NRIC number, nature of specimen, and date and time of collection. (sgh.com.sg)
  • Label the specimen container with the patient's full name, date of collection, and one other unique identifier such as the patient's date of birth or Health Card Number. (publichealthontario.ca)
  • High-quality nucleic acids can be obtained from formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue, but greater attention to all steps in the process of tissue handling and preparation is required. (nih.gov)
  • By writing download Specimen Handling, Preparation, and Treatments in Surface, a distinction derives that symbols that have to disease area will be noting Cover to the information. (tcpleven90.com)
  • 44,212 inter-war instruments during download Specimen Handling, Preparation, and Treatments in solve with a professional group and reader and may be for the refined optimization help or enable at igneous or higher length grabs. (tcpleven90.com)
  • Testing accuracy depends upon careful attention to collection technique and specimen preparation. (sclhealth.org)
  • The present invention relates to preparation of cytological specimens and, more specifically, to an automated method and apparatus for preparing a plurality of cytological specimens from a common number of patient samples and maintaining one-to-one correlation between the patient samples and the specimens. (google.com)
  • 1.1 This practice provides a guide to selection of specimens for appearance measurement by reflected light as well as a discussion of factors to be considered in their preparation for measurement. (astm.org)
  • Agar Scientific offers a wide range of preparation equipment for transferring, storing and manipulating cryo specimens. (agarscientific.com)
  • These methods can be hazardous for the operator, and often introduce temperature fluctuations that could impact the integrity of a frozen specimen or the efficacy of a valuable therapeutic. (technologynetworks.com)
  • With the emergence of cell therapy and other live therapeutics, as well as the rapid global growth of biobanks and repositories, CryoPod technology addresses a critical gap in the cold chain of custody and aids in minimizing temperature fluctuations for frozen specimens, preserving biosample integrity. (technologynetworks.com)
  • When transporting a specimen in a bag, use either a labeled temperature-specific bag or a clear bag with a label indicating the temperature requirements. (clevelandcliniclabs.com)
  • Specimen bags and temperature labels are available for clients to order through the Supply Storefront . (clevelandcliniclabs.com)
  • Specimens not transported at the transport temperature indicated on the Test Directory. (clevelandcliniclabs.com)
  • Preventing desiccation and protecting the specimen from adverse temperature extremes is essential if the organisms are to remain viable. (medscape.com)
  • Specimens may lose fur or feathers when exposed to warm environments because the high temperature causes residual fats in skins to release. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2. Label specimen appropriately (serum). (mayomedicallaboratories.com)
  • Utilizing routine histopathologic parameters obtained from appropriately handled lumpectomy and mastectomy specimens, a rational therapeutic plan based on epidemiologic and outcome-based data can be devised for any patient diagnosed with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS). (cancernetwork.com)
  • This article explores some of the issues related to this controversy, with an emphasis on critical therapy-guiding information that can be derived from appropriately handled specimens using routine histopathologic parameters. (cancernetwork.com)
  • Sputum specimens should be collected in a well-ventilated area and precautions should be taken to ensure that healthcare workers and others are not exposed to infectious aerosals and materials. (sgh.com.sg)
  • An improperly collected specimen may lead to failure to isolate a causative organism or result in the reporting of clinically inaccurate test results. (unitypoint.org)
  • Stage pT0 in radical prostatectomy with no residual carcinoma and with a previous positive biopsy conveys a wrong message to clinicians and patients: why is cancer not present in the radical prostatectomy specimen? (hindawi.com)
  • In a larger specimen it is reasonable to take selected blocks and then revisit the specimen having looked at the initial sections and reviewed the core biopsy (if it exists). (breastpathology.info)
  • Soak a piece of gauze with saline (please do not immerse specimen in saline) and place biopsy onto gauze. (micropathlabs.com)
  • Handling and reporting of radical prostatectomy specimens in Europe: a web-based survey by the European Network of Uropathology (ENUP)," Histopathology , vol. 53, no. 3, pp. 333-339, 2008. (hindawi.com)
  • We assessed the added value of intradepartmental routine double reading of histopathology specimens prior to multidisciplinary meetings. (rug.nl)
  • RESULTS: We included 6796 histopathology specimens that underwent double reading, representing approximately 8% of all histopathology cases at our institution in 2013. (rug.nl)
  • The collection, handling, and processing of tissue directly impacts the biomolecules that can be recovered from it. (nih.gov)
  • To summarize the current state-of-the-art of preanalytic factors in tissue handling and processing as they impact the quality of RNA obtainable from formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue. (nih.gov)
  • Tissue is an analyte and it must be handled in a standardized fashion to provide consistent results. (nih.gov)
  • Greater attention to tissue handling and processing is essential to improve the quality of biospecimens for the development of robust RNA-based assays. (nih.gov)
  • Finding the right lab to entrust with your tissue specimens. (outpatientsurgery.net)
  • Tubes containing gel can be easily handled and transported after centrifugation without the blood cells and serum mixing. (wikipedia.org)
  • In this course you will learn to describe the related theory for venipuncture and for the collection of urine specimens and other miscellaneous specimens. (nait.ca)
  • Specimen should be collected as a routine Thin Prep and submitted for either Thin Prep with HPV, Thin Prep with Reflex to HPV, HPV alone or HPV regardless. (micropathlabs.com)
  • Specific guidelines regarding specimen collection for nursing personnel, ancillary staff involved in routine collections, or patient instruction for proper collection of specimens can be found here . (unitypoint.org)
  • Collect specimens for patient management according to healthcare facility protocols. (cdc.gov)
  • Collect specimen before starting patients on anti-mycobacterial drug therapy. (sgh.com.sg)
  • The patient's mouth should be rinsed with clean water before starting to collect the specimen, in order to remove contaminating food particles and commensal bacteria. (sgh.com.sg)
  • Please note: Specimens in formalin are NOT suitable for culture. (4path.com)
  • 2 See Specimen Collection Kits and Instructions Table below for which kit is also suitable for Rapid Flu testing and seasonal respiratory multiplex testing. (publichealthontario.ca)
  • A bubo aspirate is also a suitable specimen. (publichealthontario.ca)
  • Specifically, these are specimens such as fine needle aspirates, endometrial biopsies and endocervical curettages collected in formalin. (histosearch.com)
  • All specimens must have proper identification, including patient's name, date of birth, source of specimen, and date and time of collection. (sclhealth.org)
  • Refresh your knowledge on specimen procurement by venipuncture and capillary puncture. (nait.ca)
  • Added saliva as an acceptable sample for COVID-19 PCR testing in patients in whom testing using another specimen type is not possible/not tolerated. (publichealthontario.ca)
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  • 5.2 This test method allows assessment of whether antigens generated by microbial activity in the specimens are present within specific defined ranges. (astm.org)
  • 5.3 This test method measures the presence of microbial and metabolite antigens in a specimen. (astm.org)
  • Specimen should be collected in small (15-25 ml.) conical/test tube or as smears. (micropathlabs.com)
  • Companies announce the launch of CryoPod™ Carrier, a jointly developed liquid nitrogen (LN 2 )-based system for the safe, reliable and protected handling and transport of cryogenic biospecimens. (technologynetworks.com)
  • Guide to the collection and transport of virological specimens : including chlamydial and rickettsial specimens. (who.int)
  • If specimens in transport medium will be examined within 2-3 days, they should be refrigerated. (cdc.gov)
  • The chilled, unprocessed urine specimen must be transferred into the urine specimen transport tube within 4 hours of collection. (hologic.com)
  • Remove the cap of the urine specimen transport tube and transfer 2.5 mL of the collected urine into the tube using the disposable transfer pipette provided. (hologic.com)
  • The correct volume of urine has been added when the fluid level is between the black fill lines on the urine specimen transport tube label. (hologic.com)
  • 3. Re-cap the urine specimen transport tube tightly and invert the urine specimen 5 times to mix. (hologic.com)
  • Ang mga LGU medical technologists sa mga munisipalidad ug Siyudad sa Digos sakop sa Probinsya sa Davao del Sur malampusong miagi ganina og Training on Specimen Collection, Handling and Transport nga giisponsoran sa Provincial Health Office sa pagpaningkamot nila Dra. (gov.ph)
  • a specimen transferrer in communication with the processor for transferring a specimen from the sample carrier to the analytical element if the element indicia corresponds to the sample indicia, wherein the processor controls the transfer of the specimen from the sample carrier to the analytical element upon verification. (google.com)
  • Vacutainer tubes may contain additives designed to stabilize and preserve the specimen prior to analytical testing. (wikipedia.org)
  • Specimens should be collected in either a ThinPrep vial or as a conventional smear. (micropathlabs.com)
  • 18, 1998, entitled "Sample Vial for Use in Preparing Cytological Specimen," the disclosure of which is herein incorporated by reference in its entirety. (google.com)
  • Joint appraisal of the radical prostatectomy specimen by the urologist and the uropathologist: together, we can do it better," European Urology , vol. 56, no. 6, pp. 951-955, 2009. (hindawi.com)
  • Follow manufacturer's recommendations for use-dilution (i.e., concentration), contact time, and care in handling. (cdc.gov)
  • Estimated delivery dates - opens in a new window or tab include seller's handling time, origin ZIP Code, destination ZIP Code and time of acceptance and will depend on shipping service selected and receipt of cleared payment - opens in a new window or tab . (ebay.com)
  • Very important- record the time the specimen was placed in IBF fixative. (micropathlabs.com)
  • This information will ensure positive identification and optimum integrity of patient specimens from the time of collection until the completion of testing. (clevelandcliniclabs.com)
  • Over time, taxidermy specimens can accumulate layers of dust, dirt, and other airborne pollutants, especially if they are house on open shelving or display. (wikipedia.org)
  • Large population-based screening studies in Europe have used both urine ( 32 ) and vaginal ( 1 ) specimens obtained from women but have not directly compared the performances of these specimen types. (asm.org)
  • Biosafety guidelines for handling SARS-CoV specimens, by specimen type, are provided below. (cdc.gov)
  • The report provides an update on guidelines and recommendations for the proper collection of specimens to be sent to CDC, gives general background information concerning some recently discovered pathogens, lists some of the tests available at CDC, and provides a list of CDC contacts. (cdc.gov)
  • Because appropriate specimen-collection methods for viral, bacterial, and parasitic agents differ, the sections below are divided into guidelines by category of agent. (cdc.gov)
  • Specimens sent by mail or bus should be handled following the current federal guidelines. (sclhealth.org)
  • Accuracy in specimen handling can be insured by following important guidelines. (labhealth.com)
  • Proper specimen collection and handling are of utmost importance in detecting these fastidious organisms. (medscape.com)
  • Proper sample handling and accessioning is crucial to preserving accurate testing results. (labhealth.com)
  • Test your knowledge of proper specimen handling and packaging protocols. (outpatientsurgery.net)
  • The proper collection of a specimen for analysis or culture is the most important step in the testing process. (unitypoint.org)
  • This makes sure that specimens are properly tracked from the initial receipt at the testing location to the issue of patient results. (labhealth.com)
  • therefore, when follow-up specimens are being obtained, the patient should have received no antibiotic for a minimum of 48 hours before culture. (cdc.gov)
  • If the patient's labs are needed "STAT," place a green ID band on the patient before collecting the specimen. (unitypoint.org)
  • Is Your Staff Handling Specimens Properly? (outpatientsurgery.net)
  • Breakage of appendages is likely to occur if specimens are not properly handled. (wikipedia.org)
  • Given their unique shape and form, taxidermy specimens can be difficult to ship and if not packed properly, can be easily damaged. (wikipedia.org)
  • Specimens sent to a different Cleveland Clinic address are subject to significant delays in processing and may be at risk for specimen integrity problems. (clevelandcliniclabs.com)
  • Specimens unable to be processed due to integrity issues or improper sample collection can be recorded with justification for rejection. (labhealth.com)
  • Specific specimen volume requirements for each test are provided in our online Test Directory. (clevelandcliniclabs.com)
  • Prior to specimen collection, review the specimen requirements for each procedure. (sclhealth.org)
  • 4.1 Many of the specimens that are regularly submitted to measurement depart in some degree from the ideal requirements. (astm.org)
  • The LIS can provide restricted user access within its system, assisting in managing specimen accession to individuals who are qualified to perform this duty. (labhealth.com)
  • B. Vainer, B. G. Toft, K. E. Olsen, G. K. Jacobsen, and N. Marcussen, "Handling of radical prostatectomy specimens: total or partial embedding? (hindawi.com)
  • To minimize potentially contaminating contact between the fluid specimen and humans or the environment, the present invention features. (google.com.au)
  • To minimize potentially contaminating contact between the fluid specimen and humans or the environment, the present invention features a cap which is penetrable by a plastic pipette tip or other fluid transfer device, and may include a plurality of striations which were discovered to further improve penetrability of the cap. (google.com.au)
  • Some taxidermy specimens are vulnerable to direct damage by humans, especially if the species is associated with a valuable body part. (wikipedia.org)
  • Carp fishing nets are defined by their long arms, wide gape, deep mesh, and long handle. (anglingdirect.co.uk)
  • WHO HQ Library catalog › Results of search for 'su:{Specimen handling. (who.int)
  • The Hospital Reference Test Clerk will be responsible for performing specimen accessioning, sample sorting and data entry in a fast-paced, high-throughput environment according to established standard operating procedures. (labcorp-veterans.jobs)
  • If you have concerns about a lower volume of a specimen being submitted, please contact Client Services to discuss the test and specimen. (clevelandcliniclabs.com)
  • An incorrect specimen submitted for the test that was requested. (clevelandcliniclabs.com)
  • This field describes the type of specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing. (mayomedicallaboratories.com)
  • The Progensa PCA3 assay, an in vitro nucleic acid amplification test, measures the concentration of PCA3 and PSA RNA molecules in male urine specimens. (hologic.com)
  • 5.10 When interpreting results, it must be appreciated that the test result applies only to the specific sample and specimen tested and not necessarily to bulk fuel. (astm.org)
  • Please refer to respective test for special specimen collection and delivery instructions. (sgh.com.sg)