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Common Test-Ordering Errors
Part 6: Overordered Microbiology Tests

HIV-Qualitative & Quantitative (Same Order)
Serum Bacterial Antigen


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Common Microbiology Test-Ordering Problems

Slide 4

September 2010

In parts 1 through 3, I addressed the most commonly misordered tests. In parts 4 and 5, I addressed a number of the overordered tests. In parts 6 through 8, I will shift my focus to overordered microbiology tests, which are shown on this slide. Today, I will address the first 2 bullet items—HIV testing and bacterial antigen testing.

Common Test-Ordering Problems


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