Specimen Collection, Handling, Transport and Storage
Course Title: Specimen Collection, Handling, Transport and Storage
Course Duration: 60 minutes
Course Description: The webinar will address current practice guidelines for specimen management, including topics such as development and implementation of Standard Operating Procedures, quality measures and some of the practical challenges facing laboratories regarding the “fit for purpose” quality and integrity of specimens.
Objectives: At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:
- Describe applicable practices for specimen management
- Define practical approaches to improve specimen quality
Audience: These intermediate-level webinars are of interest to public health laboratorians.
Speaker: Dr. Judith G. Giri, PhD
Laboratory Services and Compliance Branch
Division of Laboratory Programs, Standards and Services
Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology and Laboratory Services
Office of Public Health Scientific Services. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention