Category Archives: Specimen Transport

How to Fail Your Next CAP Inspection

College of American Pathologists (CAP) accreditation is one of the most important recognitions for any medical laboratory. Passing a CAP ins [...]

8 Words with Different Meanings in Medical Labs

The lingo used by medical labs is chock-full of beautiful, descriptive terms and phrases unique to medical science. Polyclonal antibody? Tha [...]

4 Ways to Get the Most from Your Specimen Transport Totes

It is not OK to treat specimen transport totes the way kids treat their school backpacks – even if they’re empty. Totes need love, too. [...]

How to Prevent Sample Spoilage and Loss

By Brad Jung Guest Contributor The repercussions of specimen spoilage and loss are wide ranging, and none of them are minor. The best case s [...]

Are You Validating Specimen Temperatures During Transport?

Ensuring the integrity of your specimens includes maintaining proper temperatures. Of course, your laboratories validate, but do your courie [...]

Small Change, Big Results: One Clinical Lab’s Success Story

At Florida Hospital, Celebration Health, 5S Lean isn’t necessarily defined as a massive undertaking. Instead, staff of the Orlando-are [...]

Safety Considerations for Blood Specimen Transport Outside Your Facility

  Safety Considerations for Blood Specimen Transport Outside Your Facility Rules of Transport for All Specimens The primary receptacle [...]

Safety Considerations for Blood Specimen Transport within Your Facility

Safety Considerations for Blood Specimen Transport within Your Facility Vertical or Horizontal Plastic blood collection tubes and plastic mi [...]
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