Location: Gray 5
Medical Director: Abner Louissaint, M.D., Ph.D.
Technical Director: Jennifer Hiers
Ryan Mize Phone: 617-724-4538
Li Yamagata Phone: 617-643-8944
Amy Zani Phone: 617-643-8936
Charles Serrano Phone: 617-726-2517
Critical values are called to the ordering location or physician in accordance with the MGH Critical Values policy.
Criteria for Specimen Refusal
- Specimen not labeled with patient’s name and unit number
- Name on specimen and requisition do not agree
- Specimen is more than 24 hours old
- Quantity not sufficient (QNS) for testing
- Specimen unsuitable for testing
- Improperly sealed or leaking container
- Two different patients received in one specimen bag