The Laboratory Request form should contain the following:
Complete patient identification.
Requesting physician's signature.
Ward number, clinic, or dispensary designation.
Date and time of specimen collection.
"URGENCY" box completed. (para 2-3x)
Syringe volume should not exceed 20 cc.
Place constricting band and penetrate vein as with Vacutainer.
Pull plunger back slowly.
Filled syringe may be removed from needle and a new one attached.
Insert the needle into the rubber stopper of the tube to transfer the specimen
into the tube. (para 2-4a, b, c, d)
End of Lesson 2