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Test for Tube Colors

What tests are preformed in what color tubes

QuestionAnswer
Which tube must be filled at least 90% of the way? Sodium Citrate
PT/INR Sodium Citrate
PTT Sodium Citrate
aPTT Sodium Citrate
D-Dimer Sodium Citrate
What is the reason for the D-Dimer Test? Find a clot
Clot activator? Tiger Top/Red Top/Gold/SST
CMP(Chem 12) Tiger Top/SST/Gold/Lt Green
Electrolytes Tiger Top/SST/Gold/Lt Green
What is the wait time before spinning an SST/Tiger Top tube? 20-30mins
BMP(Chem 7) Tiger Top/SST/Gold/Lt Green
PSA(Prostate Specfic antigen) Tiger top/SST/Gold
Cancer markers tube? Tiget Top/SST/Gold
Which tube has no wait time? Lit Hep - Green
Which test does not include Mg+? BMP
TSH Lit Hep - Green
Amylase Lit Hep - Green
EDTA K2 & K3 Lavender/Pink
K3 Tri Potassium Salts
K2 Di Potassium Salts
CBC Lavender/Pink
CBC Dif Lavender/Pink
Hemoglobin & Hemacrit Lavender/Pink
RBC Lavender/Pink
PLT Count Lavender/Pink
BNP(Brain Natriuretic Peptid - CHF Check) Lavender/Pink
ESR(Body inflammation) Lavender/Pink
Hemaglobin A1C Lavender/Pink
Blood Type Pink EDTA Tube
Glucose Check Sodium Flouride
Blood Alcohol Sodium Flouride
Which tube can go 2-4hrs without being in a fridge? Sodium Flouride
The correct order of draw for these tests are: RBC aPTT Plt Count Blood Culture 1. Blood Culture, 2. Sodium Citrate, and 3. EDTA
Correct order of draw: Blood Type, Blood Alcohol, PT/INR, BMP 7 1. Sodium Citrate, 2. SST(Red)/Lit Hep(Green) 3. EDTA and 4. Sodium Flouride
Order of the draw: ESR, H1AC, TSH, PSA, Cancer markers. 1. SST(Red) 2. Lit Hep 3. EDTA
Order of the draw: Bilirubin, BUN, CPK, TSH 1. SST or Lit Hep 2. Seperate Lit Hep Tube
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