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Specimen Source Required for Microbiology Test


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January 2012

Welcome to Mayo Medical Laboratories' Hot Topics. These presentations provide short discussions of current topics and may be helpful to you in your practice.

Our presenter for this program is Dr. Robin Patel, the Chair of the Division of Clinical Microbiology and a Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. Patel discusses the importance of identifying the source of the specimen and upcoming changes to the testing protocol. Thank you, Dr. Patel

Thank you, Sharon, for that introduction. This presentation is on why the specimen source is required for microbiology tests.



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