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Packaging the sample and form

The label on the sample vial must record the forename (or initial), surname and date of birth, and the NHS number (if known) to allow matching of the vial with the request form. After labelling, the sample should be placed in the specimen bag as indicated below and the request form securely attached using the second adhesive strip.

 

Packaging the sample and form

(Last reviewed November 16th 2017)