Specimen Collection And Testing Quiz!

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Specimen Collection And Testing Quiz!

What do you know about specimen collection, and would you be interested in taking this quiz? Specimen collection is the obtaining of specimens of bodily fluids, secretions, or excreta. A specimen itself may be described as a small quantity of a substance or object that demonstrates the whole's kind and quality. Proper handling of the specimen is especially important. If you want to learn more about specimen collection, look no further than this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A routine specimen should be collected: 
    • A. 

      At 7 a.m.

    • B. 

      First thing when the client awakens

    • C. 

      Before a meal

    • D. 

      Anytime

  • 2. 
    List the four rules when collecting specimens:
  • 3. 
    When collecting a specimen, when should you wash your hands?
  • 4. 
    When should you put on gloves?
  • 5. 
    What information must be put on the specimen label?
  • 6. 
    When collecting a 24-hour urine specimen:What is done with the urine collected at 7 a.m. the first day?
  • 7. 
    When collecting a 24-hour urine specimen: What is done with the urine collected at 7 a.m. the last day?
  • 8. 
    When collecting a 24-hour urine specimen: Where must the urine for a 24-hour specimen be stored?
  • 9. 
    When collecting a 24-hour urine specimen: What is a midstream clean catch urine specimen?
  • 10. 
    When collecting a 24-hour urine specimen: What is a major potential problem with collecting urine from an indwelling Foley catheter?
  • 11. 
    The amount of stool needed for a specimen is ________________.
  • 12. 
    A stool that is black in color might indicate the presence of  _____________ or ____________.
  • 13. 
    The best time to collect a sputum specimen is __________________.
  • 14. 
    A sputum specimen is collected to determine problems in the ___________system.
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