SPECIMEN SHIPPING

MAKE SURE SPECIMENS GET TO US

 

MLabs has a courier service in place that provides regular pick-up and delivery for established clients within our geographic service area. Schedules are arranged in accordance with client needs and the limitations of distance and time. For non-established clients, special courier arrangements can be made. 

Specimens or Evaluations can be sent by express mail or courier service to:

Michigan Medicine Laboratories (MLabs)
N-LNC Specimen Processing
2800 Plymouth Rd., Bldg. 35
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2800


 

Photo: First specimen received by MLabs at the new NCRC facility.

SPECIMEN LABELING

LEARN HOW TO PROPERLY LABEL

Our policy requires that ALL specimens, including slides, are labeled with both the patient’s first and last name as well as a second identifierSpecimens without proper labeling including two second identifiers will not be tested and we will recommend that a new specimen be obtained if possible. 

ALL SPECIMENS MUST INCLUDE
 

FIRST IDENTIFIER
First Name & Last Name


AND SECOND IDENTIFIER
Date of Birth
Social Security #
Medical Record #
Accession #
Requisition #
Specimen Barcode

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USE OUR FORMS FINDER

 

All specimens should be accompanied by a completed MLabs requisition. To ensure accuracy and completeness of the result, certain testing must be accompanied by various patient information forms in addition to the MLabs requisition or electronic order.