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Four scenarios will now be presented to evaluate your understanding of the material that has been presented on classifying, packaging, and labeling laboratory specimens for shipment. The scenarios are for your practice and will not be graded.

Choose all the appropriate labels and markings from the table on the right that must be used when packaging the substances described in the following scenarios:

Scenario One

Three serum samples for hepatitis testing need to be sent via courier. The courier is an employee of your health care system. The specimens will be transported in a motor vehicle used exclusively for transporting specimens. What packaging labels are required?

Please select the single best answer