October 29, 2012
RE: Revised F40-A and F40-B Specimen Submission Forms
The Laboratory Services Section has revised the F40-A and F40-B Specimen Submission Forms. The forms have been updated to reflect the testing additions and deletions according to our new fee schedule.
Enclosed you will find a new master copy of the revised Specimen Submission forms and a copy of the form’s instructions. Please verify that your submitter information on the Specimen Submission forms is correct and up-to-date. If it is not, please fax a copy of the enclosed form with the corrections to (512) 776-7533.
Discard all old DSHS Laboratory specimen submission forms that are listed below:
OLD FORM Comments
F40-A (AUG 2011) - Replaced with F40-A (NOV 2012)
F40-B (AUG 2011) - Replaced with F40-B (NOV 2012)
The new specimen submission forms are:
NEW FORM Comments
F40-A (NOV 2012) - for South Texas Laboratory (STL) chemistry specimens
F40-B (NOV 2012) - for STL microbiology specimens
If you have questions and/or comments, please contact Susan Hoffpauir at 1-888-963-7111 ext 6030. Thank you for your cooperation in this matter.
Grace Kubin, Ph.D.
Director, Laboratory Services Section