# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Medical Laboratory Technology II Task 1509003491

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Explain the importance of collection requirements for the various specimens used in microbiological studies.


Explanation should include
  • throat swabs
  • blood cultures
  • CSF specimens
  • urine cultures.

Process/Skill Questions

  • Which numbered tube is used for a CSF culture and susceptibility?
  • How long can it take for blood culture results?
  • What is the appropriate specimen type for a urine culture?

Related Standards of Learning



The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
  2. Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
  3. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.

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