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Client Manual

Mercy Clinical Laboratory (MCL) strives to provide fast and accurate results for clients and their patients. Below is information for clients to help streamline the process as effectively as possible.

Specimen Collection

Specimen Collection (PDF)*
Cytology Sample Collection and Transport (PDF)*
Microbiology Sample Collection and Transport (PDF)*
Histology Sample Collection and Transport (PDF)*

BD Vacutainer Training (online)

Specimen Labeling and Transport

Specimen Labeling (PDF)*
Packing Specimens for Transport (PDF)*

Testing, Billing and Results

Test Requisition and Billing (PDF)*
Referral Testing (PDF)*
Receiving Results (PDF)*


MCL Compliance (PDF)*
Reflex Testing (PDF)*
Standing Orders (PDF)*
Medical Necessity (PDF)*
Advance Beneficiary Notice (ABN) Policy (PDF)*

Additional Information

Allergy Testing (PDF)*
Adult Normal Ranges (PDF)*
Infectious Disease Reporting (PDF)*
Critical Values (PDF)*
Supply Order Form (PDF)*


* PDF documents require Adobe Reader.

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