Specimen Collection And Testing Quiz!

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Specimen collection is obtaining specimens of bodily fluids, secretions, or excreta. Our ' Specimen collection and testing quiz' will test your knowledge about the basics of specimen collection. Would you be interested in taking this quiz? A specimen itself may be described as a small quantity of a substance or object demonstrating the whole's kind and quality. Proper handling of the specimen is critical. If you want to learn more about specimen collection, look no further than this quiz. Let's get started.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    List the four rules when collecting specimens:
    • A. 

      Right specimen,  time, amount and container

    • B. 

      Temperature, state and amount

    • C. 

      Amount, money, etc

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    When collecting a specimen, when should you wash your hands?
    • A. 

      Only before

    • B. 

      Before and after

    • C. 

      Only after

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    When should you put on gloves?
    • A. 

      Before only touching the specimen

    • B. 

      Before touching bedpan, patient, or specimen

    • C. 

      Before only touching the patient

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    What information must be put on the specimen label?
    • A. 

      Type of specimen

    • B. 

      Client's name &  address

    • C. 

      Date & Time

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    A routine specimen should be collected: 
    • A. 

      At 7 a.m.

    • B. 

      First thing when the client awakens

    • C. 

      Before a meal

    • D. 

      Anytime

  • 6. 
    When collecting a 24-hour urine specimen: What is done with the urine collected at 7 a.m. on the first day?
    • A. 

      Time

    • B. 

      Discard 

    • C. 

      Scale

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    When collecting a 24-hour urine specimen: What is done with the urine collected at 7 a.m. on the last day?
    • A. 

      Saved

    • B. 

      Discarded

    • C. 

      Dilute

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    When collecting a 24-hour urine specimen: Where must the urine for a 24-hour specimen be stored?
    • A. 

      Mix it with another specimen

    • B. 

      Boil it

    • C. 

      Discard

    • D. 

      Refrigerator or on ice

  • 9. 
    When collecting a 24-hour urine specimen: What is a midstream clean catch urine specimen?
    • A. 

      Area is cleaned and wound is sterilized

    • B. 

      Area is cleaned off and specimen is saved after a small amount has been voided

    • C. 

      Area is shaved and cleaned and then specimen given

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    When collecting a 24-hour urine specimen: What is a major potential problem with collecting urine from an indwelling Foley catheter?
    • A. 

      Urinary infection from contamination

    • B. 

      Incorrect dilution of the specimen

    • C. 

      Incorrect amount of specimen collected

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    The amount of stool needed for a specimen is ________________.
    • A. 

      2 g

    • B. 

      2 ml

    • C. 

      1-2  tbsp.

    • D. 

      2 kg

  • 12. 
    A stool that is black in color might indicate the presence of  _____________ or ____________.
    • A. 

      Pus and blood

    • B. 

      Tissue clots and phosphorus

    • C. 

      Blood or Iron

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    The best time to collect a sputum specimen is __________________.
    • A. 

      First thing in morning

    • B. 

      After dinner

    • C. 

      Before the lunch

    • D. 

      There is no specific time

  • 14. 
    A sputum specimen is collected to determine problems in the ___________system.
    • A. 

      Cardiac

    • B. 

      Reproductive 

    • C. 

      Respiratory or pulmonary

    • D. 

      None of the above

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