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What additive is in the yellow tube? Sodium phlyanetholsulfonate(sulfo)
What test is the yellow tube used for? Blood Cultures
What is the function of Sodium phlyanetholsulfonate? prevents blood from clotting
What additive is in the red/gray (tiger top)? No additive but does contain silica to enhance clotting.
Uses for the tiger top? Serum testing
What is the additive in the Red tube ? No additive
Additive in Light blue tube ? Sodium Citrate
what is the function of sodium Citrate ? removes calcium to prevent clotting .
Uses for the light blue tube? PT, PTT
What additive is in green tube? Heparin
what does the additive heparin do? inhibits thrombin formation to prevent clotting
what is the green tube used for ? Chemistry testing
what additive is in the lavender tube? EDTA
What does EDTA do ? removes calcium to prevent clotting
Uses for lavender tube ? Hematology ( cbc, wbc , esr , sickle cell).
What additive is in Gray tube? sodium fluoride
What does sodium fluoride do? removes calcium and inhibits glycolysis
Uses for gray tube? chemistry testing, glucose/alcohol levels
What additive is in Royal Blue ? Sodium Heparin
Uses for royal blue tube? Chemistry trace elements( lead, zinc, Arsenic , EDTA ,
Created by: cmattox30