Test Guide

Test Guide

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Blood collection information

Order of drawshowing the recommended order of draw for blood collection

Blood cultures

Labelling criteria

Please note that samples will be discarded if they do not meet our labelling criteria. A minimum of two points of identification (e.g. full name and NHI or DOB) are required on all specimens and forms to meet regulatory requirements.