CLSI ISO/TS 20658:2017
Medical laboratories — Requirements for collection, transport, receipt, and handling of samples
ISO/TS 20658:2017 specifies requirements and good practice recommendations for the collection, transport, receipt and handling of samples intended for medical laboratory examinations.
ISO/TS 20658:2017 is applicable to medical laboratories and other medical services involved in laboratory pre-examination processes that include the examination request, patient preparation and identification, sample collection, transport, receipt and storage. It may also be applicable to some biobanks.
ISO/TS 20658:2017 does not apply to blood and blood products intended for transfusion.
This document is available in electronic format only.
Date of Publication: October 1, 2017
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CLSI ISO/TS 20658:2017 Additional Details
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Technical Committee: ISO/TC 212 Clinical laboratory testing and in vitro diagnostic test systems.