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Test & Collection Guide

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MBA tests

Ordering information:

This acronym represents a group of Biochemistry tests usually requested for insurance purposes.

 Unless tests are specified, the requesting Doctor will need to be contacted to determine which tests are required.

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Specimen types:
Container types:
Serum tube with gelSerum tube with gel
Collection Instructions:

For weekend or AH requests, the phlebotomist may collect a plain tube with gel.

Laboratory staff to follow up with Requesting Dr on receipt at specimen reception.

OCO- Other compensable (Life Insurance)

If MBA requested, tests are EL, LIP, GLU, CMP-Please forward the photocopy of the request slip to Accounts Department.



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