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Title: Specimen collection and transport for microbiological investigation
Authors: World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean
Issue Date: 1995
Language: English
Abstract: The correct collection and transport of specimens for microbiological investigation play an essential role in the efficient and safe operation of laboratory services. Improper collection not only leads to waste of financial resources but may also provoke a misleading diagnosis causing potential danger to the patient. This publication brings together in one manual a series of guidelines for the optimal collection and transportation of specimens destined for different types and levels of microbiological laboratories. It will be of interest not only to laboratory staff, but also to the users of laboratory services
Description: 143 p. ; 24 cm.
Keywords: Blood Specimen Collection
Microbiological Techniques
Subject: Laboratories
Clinical Laboratory Techniques
URI: http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/119529
ISBN: 92-9021-196-2
ISSN: 1020-041X
Other Identifiers: http://applications.emro.who.int/dsaf/dsa28.pdf
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