Journey of a Specimen

Journey of a Specimen

Transportation

What happens when blood is drawn and sent to the lab? We receive over 50,000 specimens per day. Do you know how they get here? Christopher Sorensen, ARUP Laboratories’ national Transportation manager, tells us here.

Specimen Receiving

We receive over 50,000 specimens per day. When they arrive in our lab, what happens next? David Rogers, AVP and group manager of Support Services at ARUP Laboratories, will talk about that here.

Automation

What happens when blood is drawn and sent to the lab? 50,000 specimens arrive at ARUP in a typical day. How are they processed? Clint Wilcox, AVP, group manager, Support Services at ARUP Laboratories, tells us.

Inside the Lab

In ARUP’S 70+ labs, a specimen moves through several stops. Martha Bale, VP, director of technical operations, Executive Administration, explains what a specimen goes through once it arrives at its designated lab.

Biocomputing

When 50,000 specimens arrive in a day, big data results. What happens then? Erica Cuttitta, Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) Informatics supervisor, Biocomputing, tells us.

Medical Directors

When more than 50,000 specimens arrive in a day, who oversees it all? Julio Delgado, MD, vice president and director of laboratories, tells us.