Patient Testing is Important.
 

Get the right results.

Ready?
  • Have the latest instructions for ALL of your tests.
  • Know how to do tests the right way.
  • Know how and when to do quality control.
Set?
  • Make sure you do the right test on the right patient.
  • Make sure the patient has prepared for the test.
  • Collect and label the sample the right way.
Test!
  • Follow instructions for quality control and patient tests.
  • Keep records for all patient and quality control tests.
  • Follow rules for discarding test materials.
  • Report all test results to the doctor.
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