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colored tubes

tubes and addative

human leukocyte antigen (HLA) studies (paternity testing and tissue typing acid citrate dextrose yellow/ nonsterile
toxicology, trace metals, nuritional analysis Heparin EDTA or none royal blue
sedimentation rate (though often done with a lavender tube instead) sodium citrate Black
viral loads polymer gel with EDTA Pearl
lead analysis heparin Tan
antibody screen compatibility test K2 EDTA Pink
latic acid measure glucose tolorance test fasting blood sugar (FBS) blood alchol levels antiglycolytic agent (iodoaccetate or sodium fluoride) that preserves glucose perhaps the anticoagulant potassium oxalate or heparin Gray
most chemistry test clot activators polymer gel Gold BD Hemogard
chemistry serology blood bank clot activators in plastic none in glass Red
coagulation test sodium citrate light blue
blood culture sps to inhibit complement and phagocytosis yellow/sterile
complete blood count (CBC) sedimentation rate EDTA Lavender
stat chemistry ammonium electrolytes arterial blood gases (ABGs) depending on heparin additive sodium heparin lithium heparin and ammonium heparin green
Created by: TMella04