q. Label both bottles with patient identifying information and the type of culture
hat is, aerobic or anaerobic).
r. Complete laboratory request forms and send the specimens to the laboratory
s. Place a band-aid over the patient's venipuncture site.
The role you play in collecting and labeling specimens and ensuring their timely
delivery to the lab for analysis is a very important one. Carefully follow the steps of
each procedure to prevent contaminating the specimen or spreading infection. Always
document that the procedure was done and by whom.