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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:

    May 1, 2018
  2. signature(s):

    Scott A. Syverud, MD, President, Clinical Staff
    Pamela M. Sutton-Wallace, CEO, UVA Medical Center