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NETEC Webinar Series (11/22/22): Lab Samples and Suspect Cases


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NETEC Webinar Series (11/22/22): Lab Samples and Suspect Cases



Lab Samples and Suspect Cases: How to handle, package, and ship specimens from high-risk patients

This NETEC webinar will discuss frontline facility considerations for the packaging and shipping of specimens from high-risk patients. Topics include classifying specimens from persons under investigation and frontline facility shipping plans and transport options.


Jill Morgan, RN, BSN
Site Manager, Serious Communicable Diseases Unit
Emory Healthcare

Robert Nickla, CBSP, RBP(ABSA), QLS, M(ASCP)
Manager, Fellowship Program
Association of Public Health Laboratories

Karen Stiles, SM(ASCP)^CM
State Training Coordinator
Nebraska Public Health Laboratory



Nov 22, 2022 11:00 AM in Central Time (US and Canada)


Define the term PUI (persons under investigation).
Describe how to classify PUI specimens for shipping purposes.
Describe key considerations of a frontline facility’s shipping plan and transport options for PUI specimens.


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