Non-Blood Specimens Collection and Processing Quiz

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What is the most frequently analyzed non-blood body fluid?

Urine

Which type of specimen involves the collection and pooling of all urine voided in 24 hours?

24-hour urine

Who typically handles inpatient urine collections?

Nursing personnel

Which specimen type is commonly used for glucose tolerance testing, collected 2 hours after a meal?

Two-hour postprandial urine

Why should labels be applied to the container of a specimen instead of the lid?

To avoid contamination

Which body substance is commonly used to monitor wellness, diagnose urinary tract infections, and detect metabolic diseases?

Urine

What is the purpose of collecting urine specimens?

To monitor wellness, diagnose urinary tract infections, and detect metabolic diseases

Which type of urine specimen is commonly used for glucose tolerance testing?

Two-hour postprandial urine specimen

Why should labels on urine specimens be applied to the container instead of the lid?

To prevent contamination

What is the importance of the timeliness of testing urine specimens?

It ensures accurate results

Which type of urine specimen involves collecting and pooling all urine voided in 24 hours?

24-hour urine specimen

Who typically handles outpatient urine collections?

Phlebotomists

Test your knowledge on collecting and processing non-blood specimens such as throat swabs, urine, semen, bone marrow aspirates, and kidney biopsies. Learn about accessioning, preparing specimens for testing, and packaging samples for transport to other labs.

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