All specimens must be collected, labeled and transported according to procedure. If proper procedure is not followed, the specimen(s) may be rejected or the test(s) may be canceled. Unacceptable criteria are detailed in the Lab Test Directory.
Refer to UWHC Clinical Laboratories Specimen Rejection Policy that describes the laboratory procedure for rejecting specimens. Refer to UWHC Clinical Laboratories Specimen Acceptance Policy that specifies requirements for labeling laboratory specimens and request forms with respect to patient identification.