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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