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Procedures for the Handling and Processing of Blood Specimens for Common Laboratory Tests, 4th Edition

This document includes criteria for preparing an optimal serum or plasma sample and for the devices used to process blood specimens. 

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This reaffirmed document has been reviewed and confirmed as suitable to remain published without revision to content, as of September 2016. The document’s next scheduled review is generally five years after the reaffirmation date.

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Chairholder: Frederick L. Kiechle, MD, PhD, FCAP

Date of Publication: May 25, 2010

Order Code PDF: GP44A4E
ISBN Number: 1-56238-724-3

Order Code Print: print not available

Edition: Fourth

Pages: 68

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