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So as the mlt i would reject the sample and ask the

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So, as the MLT, I would reject the sample and ask the phlebotomist to redraw the patient for ammonia analysis and proceed to perform analysis on the STAT specimen. 2. As the MLT, I would reject the sample and ask the phlebotomist to redraw the patient to eliminate error. We want to avoid false results so the phlebotomist should have ensured proper patient identification and then correctly labeled the specimen with accurate information once it was collected. 3. Since a specimen for CBC analysis should be collected with an anticoagulation tube, there should not be clots within the sample. The specimen may have been collected with the wrong tube or there may have been a traumatic draw; therefore, I would reject the sample and ask the phlebotomist to redraw the patient with less trauma and with the appropriate anticoagulation tube. 4. As the MLT, I would centrifuge the specimen if it was a blood sample to cause the separation of plasma, serum, and formed encapsulating cells (the clot) by using centrifugation which can be used to separate solid matter from a liquid suspension since the physician wants results. I would anote that the sample had clots along with the results, and ask the phlebotomist to redraw the sample while avoiding trauma so that I could ensure that the physician received the correct results. If the physician did not need the results right away, I would have rejected the sample. 5. When collecting a specimen for PKU testing, there are certain issues to be aware of. Testing for PKU should not be done before the baby is 24 hours old, before the baby has ingested some
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