Fundação de Medicina Tropical Doutor Heitor Vieira Dourado, Manaus, Amazonas, Brasil
Instrument to streamline the process of sending biological samples to an epidemiological surveillance center, from a Reference Unit for infectious and parasitic diseases.
Author(s): Evela da Silva Magno*, Eyde Cristianne Saraiva-Bonatto and Maria das Graças Gomes Saraiva
Introduction: The sending of biological materials for specific exams to the Public Health Laboratory of Amazonas (LACEN-AM) depends on documents containing essential information to guide the performance of the tests, which need to go through a quality process and in most cases the lack of data compromises the streamflow to LACEN-AM. Objective: Create a checklist for the process of sending samples to the Public Health Laboratory (LACEN-AM). Methods: The Health Surveillance Guide (GVS), Integrated Manual for Epidemiological Surveillance of botulism, technical notes, reference technicians for information on registration and tests performed at LACEN-AM were consulted and the sequence of activities was also observed. carried out in the notification epidemiology sector, the orientation of the collection of biological material until the sending of .. Read More»