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policy 0083 : Medical Laboratories Specimen Acceptance/Rejection Criteria

The University of Virginia Medical Center laboratories shall follow a standardized specimen acceptance/rejection procedure in order to protect specimen quality, prevent patient identification errors, minimize risk of healthcare worker exposure, and comply with applicable regulatory and accredition standards.

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  1. effective date:

    July 1, 2021