Waived / PPM Testing Procedures

These documents (one to four pages each) are waived, PPM, and specimen
collection procedures. They are suitable for inclusion in a procedure manual and include references. The specimen collection procedures are also applicable to laboratory test procedures other than waived and PPM.

The waived and PPM procedures will tell you:

  • Materials needed
  • Specimen Collection and Handling
  • Step-by-step procedure
  • Interpretation/Normal Ranges
  • Causes of Inaccurate Results

The specimen collection procedures will tell you:

  • Materials needed
  • Patient preparation
  • Step-by-step procedure
  • Causes for inadequate specimen