Why is a specimen placed on hold?
"Common causes of specimens being placed on hold at the lab include:
- Missing Insurance
- DOB Discrepancy
- Name Discrepancy
- Incorrect Test Panel Selected
- No Test Panel Selected
- Provider is not in our database
- Missing Providers Signature
- Missing Collection Date
- Missing Client Information
- White our used on a requisitions form
- Mistakes on requisitions form w/o initialing the mistake.