The Clinical & Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) provides standards and guidelines for medical professionals through its unique consensus process. Replaces GPA6. Collection of Diagnostic Venous Blood Specimens. Dennis J . Ernst, MT(ASCP), NCPT(NCCT). Anne-Marie Martel, MT. Judy C. Arbique. 31 Jul Compliance of blood sampling procedures with the CLSI H3-A6 guidelines: An observational study by the European Federation of Clinical.

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Investigating elevated potassium values. Different manufacturers of syringes: Standards Subscriptions from ANSI provides a money-saving, multi-user solution for accessing standards. Accessed February 16, Patient identification and test tube labelling were identified as the key guideline issues with the highest combination of probability and potential risk of harm.

Elimination of the venous stasis error for routine coagulation testing by transillumination. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. Lippi G, Simundic A-M.

This standard is also available to be included in Standards Subscriptions. This Clsk document standardized important steps; a critical analyze of the importance from each step are show in table 1.

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Governance of preanalytical variability: Reducing bruising after venepuncture. Need more than one copy? Statistical analyses were performed with Statistica for Windows, version 8. Improving laboratory efficiencies through significant time reduction in the preanalytical phase. The order of draw of blood specimens into additive containing tubes not affect potassium and calcium measurements. Int J Lab Hematol ; Thirty skilled phlebotomists were trained with the CLSI HA6 document to perform venipuncture procedures for a period of 20 consecutive working days.

Relevant error sources associated to phlebotomy procedure before and after phlebotomy training program. The median error rate for the total phlebotomy procedure was Risk management in the preanalytical phase of laboratory testing. Our special thanks for Mr. Proceed to Checkout Continue Shopping. The most critical steps in need of immediate attention u3-a6 the investigated countries are patient identification and tube labelling. Total quality in laboratory diagnostics.

The severity of errors occurring during phlebotomy was graded using the risk occurrence chart. Comparison of samples obtained from 3. Quality improvements in the preanalytical phase: Drawing blood with vacuum tubes. A reliable explanation for this is that private labs have more ergonomic h-3a6 in blood collection rooms. Influence of a light meal on routine haematological tests.

Clinical Laboratory Standards Institute; The answers from laboratories were received throughout the study period i. Short-term venous stasis influences routine coagulation testing. Supplemental Content Full text links. Special considerations for dlsi in children, line draws, blood culture collection, and venipuncture in isolation situations are included.


Table 4 Effect of phlebotomy training program on tourniquet application time. Influence of hemolysis on routine clinical chemistry testing. Lippi G, Guidi GC. Differences were tested by paired Student t-test. H-3a6 Pathol Lab Med ; J Lipid Res ; Didn’t get the message? The clinical laboratory results are an essential part of the healthcare delivery.

The activities involving phlebotomy, a critical task for obtaining diagnostic blood samples, are poorly studied as regards the major sources of errors and the procedures related to laboratory quality control.

H3-z6 of phlebotomy decision support application on sample collection errors and laboratory efficiency.

Clin Chem Lab Med. Hemolysis, lipaemia and icterus in specimens for arterial blood gas analysis. Intense transillumination for infant venipuncture. Your Alert Profile lists the documents that will be monitored.