Table 2

Example of data record form for preanalytical mistake

Date

time

Source of

Type* and detail of

Primary corrective action

signature

request

identified mistake



* classified as physician's order missed, patient misidentiflcation, specimen collected in insufficient quantity, inappropriate container used, inappropriate quality of specimen, specimen lost in transit and etc.

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