1) Affix a bar code sticker from the chain of custody form to the outside of the specimen bag.

Bar code label applied to specimen bag

2) Peel off the security seal from the chain of custody form, place the security seal where the top of the bag meets the center of the bag.  Write the date the patch was removed on the security seal and initial it.

Security seal applied to specimen bag

3) There is a drawing of a properly sealed bag on each chain of custody form.

Bar code labels and security seal are located on first page of the chain of custody form

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