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(Effective until January 31, 2022)

PDFWAC 246-101-215

Content of documentation accompanying specimen submission.

For each condition listed in Table Lab-1 of WAC 246-101-201, laboratory directors shall provide the following information with each specimen submission:
(1) Type of specimen tested;
(2) Name of reporting laboratory;
(3) Telephone number of reporting laboratory;
(4) Date of specimen collection;
(5) Requesting health care provider's name;
(6) Requesting health care provider's phone number;
(7) Requesting health care provider's address, when available;
(8) Test result;
(9) Name of patient;
(10) Sex of patient, when available in laboratory database;
(11) Date of birth or age of patient, when available in laboratory database;
(12) Full address of patient, or patient zip code at a minimum, when available in laboratory database;
(13) Telephone number of patient, when available in laboratory database;
(14) Other information of epidemiological value, when available.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050. WSR 11-02-065, § 246-101-215, filed 1/4/11, effective 2/4/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050, 70.24.125 and 70.28.010. WSR 00-23-120, § 246-101-215, filed 11/22/00, effective 12/23/00.]
(Effective January 31, 2022)

PDFWAC 246-101-215

Content of documentation accompanying specimen submissionLaboratory directors.

A laboratory director shall provide the following information with each specimen submitted under this chapter to the Washington state public health laboratories:
(1) Patient's first and last name;
(2) Patient's physical address including zip code;
(3) Patient's date of birth;
(4) Patient's sex;
(5) Patient's ethnicity, as required in WAC 246-101-011(4);
(6) Patient's race, as required in WAC 246-101-011(5);
(7) Patient's preferred language, as required in WAC 246-101-011(6);
(8) For hepatitis B virus, pregnancy status (pregnant, not pregnant, or unknown) of patients twelve to fifty years of age;
(9) Patient's best contact telephone number;
(10) Requesting health care provider's name;
(11) Requesting health care provider's phone number;
(12) Address where patient received care;
(13) Name of submitting laboratory;
(14) Telephone number of submitting laboratory;
(15) Specimen type;
(16) Specimen collection date;
(17) Date laboratory received specimen;
(18) Test method used; and
(19) Test result.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050, 70.28.032, and 70.24.130. WSR 21-11-040, § 246-101-215, filed 5/12/21, effective 1/31/22. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050. WSR 11-02-065, § 246-101-215, filed 1/4/11, effective 2/4/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050, 70.24.125 and 70.28.010. WSR 00-23-120, § 246-101-215, filed 11/22/00, effective 12/23/00.]
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