General Information

The UCSF Clinical Laboratories believes that Every Sample is Precious and we strive to provide the highest quality testing for our patients and staff.  In this section of the Laboratory Manual you will find important information about our policies and procedures related to:

  • Ordering Tests
  • Specimen Collection
  • Specimen Labeling
  • Specimen Transport
  • Results Reporting
  • Outreach Testing
  • Transfusion Medicine Guide
  • Microbiology Guide
  • Chemistry Guide
  • Point of Care Testing
  • Billing and Insurance
  • Licensing and Compliance