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Specimen Collection and Preparation

Specimen collection and preparation includes information on phlebotomy, specimen labeling and transport; guidelines for hematopathology, flow cytometry, hemostasis and thrombosis, microbiology and virology; and patient instruction sheets for specimen collection.

Guidelines for Flow Cytometry

Guidelines for Hemostasis and Thrombosis

Guidelines for Microbiology & Virology

Guidelines for Transfusion Medicine

Guidelines for Urine Specimen Collection

NEW Pap Test Collection Training Video (For Educational Use Only)

Patient Instructions for Specimen Collection


Requisition Completion

Specimen Identification and Labeling

Specimen Rejection Policy Summary

Specimen Transport

Video on Proper Specimen Handling


IUSM Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

ARUP Consult - Physician Guide to Lab Test Selection and Interpretation

Mayo Medical Laboratories - Physician Clinical Resources

Lab Tests Online - A Public Resource on Clinical Lab Testing