January 10, 2002
4:01 PM   Subscribe

Dear (insert patient name here): Despite the fact that you are 80 years old...and male...our records show you are pregnant! I imagine the lads had a good chuckle over this one, but this must have been quite a scare for some of the gals until the mess was straightened out.
posted by Dinzie (2 comments total)
I (very much male) got blood test results back one time from my Rheumatologist that stated that my pap smear was OK.

Hmmm, I don't remember ordering a bagel.
posted by machaus at 4:09 PM on January 10, 2002

"The girl operating the system has simply chosen the wrong option. It's human error," a spokeswoman for the Chesterfield and North Derbyshire Royal Hospital said.
She said working practices had been changed to ensure the mistake would not be repeated.

Sounds like somebody's ass got canned.
posted by pudders at 4:21 PM on January 10, 2002

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