We take pride in having incredible accuracy.
But even the best technology in the world still needs the right input to make a significant output.
The number one reason for customers getting the dreaded “TNP” or test-not-performed is due to inadequate sample size. If we could analyze all your blood biomarkers with a pin-head size of blood…
Well then, we would be Theranos.
Since we aren’t, here is a photo of what a perfect collection looks like and how much blood is required for Lab Me tests.
How much blood is required?
The volume of blood required also depends on the test you ordered. The next photo gives an example:
The blooper reel.
We have a nifty system that takes a photo of every sample prior to processing. It serves as a nice teaching tool and once in a while a little chuckle.
Here are a few notables.