A platform or workstation comprising a plurality of various size holes and slots for holding blood specimens, test tubes, gel-cards and reagent bottles in an organized arrangement to simplify testing of the blood specimens and to eliminate the likelihood of human error. The platform comprises a top plate, a middle plate and a bottom plate which are spaced apart in a parallel plates arrangement. The top plate and the middle plate each comprise a plurality of holes in a matrix configuration for receiving blood specimen tubes and test tubes, and one or more columns of slots adjacent to the matrix configuration of holes for receiving gel-cards. Other size holes are provided for receiving the reagent bottles. The workstation organizes blood specimens, test tubes and gel-cards in a row and stores reagents needed to perform tests using 57 holes of 3 sizes and 16 slots in a predetermined arrangement.