LabNotes


Published by BD Diagnostics - Preanalytical Systems, LabNotes, helps keep readers current on safety and efficiency issues in the clinical laboratory environment. In response to dramatic changes in healthcare delivery systems that have come as a result of the aggressive cost-cutting measure of managed care, we have now expanded our circulation to include all categories of professionals responsible for the safety of employees who perform specimen collection and handling.

We hope LabNotes will provide information of value to aid you in your endeavor to improve efficiency and morale by the proliferation of information regarding Laboratory Science - Infectious Disease - Work Place Safety.

Volume 20, No.1 - 2009 Download PDFPDF View Online
Capillary Blood Collection: Best Practices plus more...
Volume 19, No.1 - 2009 Download PDFPDF View Online
The Evolution of Blood Collection Tubes plus more...
Volume 18, No.1 - 2008 Download PDFPDF View Online
Error Proofing the Laboratory plus more...
Volume 17, No.1 - 2007 Download PDFPDF View Online
Preanalytical Errors in the Emergency Department plus more...
Volume 16, No.3 - 2006 Download PDFPDF View Online
Preanalytical Variables in Urine Testing plus more...
Volume 16, No.2 - 2006 Download PDFPDF View Online
Troubleshooting Hemolysis Issues in the Clinical Laboratory plus more...
Volume 16, No.1 - 2006 Download PDFPDF View Online
BD.id™ System Fact Sheet plus more...
Volume 15, No.1 - 2005 Download PDFPDF View Online
Preanalytical Variables in the Chemistry Laboratory plus more...
Volume 14, No.2 - 2004 Download PDFPDF View Online
The Basics of Specimen Collection and Handling of Urine Testing plus more...
Volume 14, No.1 - Winter/Spring 2004 Download PDFPDF View Online
Managing Preanalytical Variability in Hematology plus more...
Volume 13, No.3 - Summer 2003 Download PDFPDF View Online
Troubleshooting Erroneous Potassiums in a Clinical Laboratory Setting plus more...
Volume 13, No.2 - Spring 2003 Download PDFPDF View Online
Plastic Collection Tubes Decrease Risk of Employee Injury plus more...
Volume 13, No.1 - Winter 2003 Download PDFPDF  
The Hemolyzed Specimen: Causes, Effects, and Reduction plus more...
Volume 11, No.1 - Summer 2002 Download PDFPDF  
Blood Testing: Choosing the Right Specimen plus more...
Volume 10, No.1 - Fall 2001 Download PDFPDF  
The Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act: What Does It Require? plus more...
Volume 8, No.3 - Fall/Winter 1998 Download PDFPDF  
Phlebotomists at Risk plus more...
Volume 8, No.2 - Winter 1998 Download PDFPDF  
A Matrix Model For Phlebotomy Quality Assurance plus more...
Volume 8, No.1 - Summer 1998 Download PDFPDF  
Point-of-care Testing: A Step to the Future plus more...
Volume 7, No.2 - Winter/Spring 1997 Download PDFPDF  
The Risks Associated with Phlebotomy Decentralization plus more...
Volume 7, No.1 - Summer/Fall 1996 Download PDFPDF  
Rethinking Phlebotomy plus more...
Volume 6, No.2 - Winter 1995/1996 Download PDFPDF  
The Importance of Urinalysis plus more...
Volume 6, No.1 - Summer 1995 Download PDFPDF  
Indirect Costs of Bloodborne Pathogen Exposures plus more...

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