Specimen Source Required for Microbiology Tests
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Proper specimen collection is a critical step in laboratory testing success. However, when a specimen arrives without the specimen source, it's impossible to determine if the specimen is correctly collected, if the test ordered is appropriate, or if the results are logical and accurate.
- Robin Patel, MD
- Chair, Clinical Microbiology Division
- Professor, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
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