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What specimens do patients have to submit for testing?

Types of specimens commonly used in clinical pathology are blood, urine, phlegm or sputum, etc.

Types of specimens commonly used in clinical pathology are:

  • blood
  • urine
  • phlegm or sputum
  • feces
  • spinal fluid
  • pleural fluids
  • abdominal fluids
  • joints fluids
  • bone marrow
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Source: https://www.cedars-sinai.edu/Education/Medical-Library/

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