Sample: The label on the sample vial must record the forename (or initial), surname and date of birth, and the NHS number (if known) to allow matching of the vial with the request form. After labelling, the sample should be placed in the specimen bag and the request form securely attached to the bag using the second adhesive strip.
Sample taking supplies
- Download our guide to Preparing a Thinprep LBC sample
(Last reviewed March 2023)