This standard provides procedures for collection of capillary blood specimens. Specifications for collection sites, puncture depth, and disposable devices used to collect, process, and transfer capillary blood specimens are also included.
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The processes required by regulatory bodies for ensuring accurate patient and specimen identification are covered in GP33. Invaluable guidance on bar-code system implementation and user training is included.