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Tubes and Additives

Tube color and additives

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Sterile Yellow for Cultures SPS
Sterile Yellow for Human Leukocyte Antigen (HLA-B27) ACD-A, ACD-B
Blood Culture Bottles Thyglycollate Broth
Lt Blue (full) NaC (Sodium Citrate)
Red Silica/Serum or None
SST Polymer/Thrombin Gel & Serum
SST/Bumble Bee (black with yellow insert) Polymer/Thrombin Gel & Serum
PST (Lt. Green) Lithium Heparin & Thixotropic Gel
Green Sodium Heparin or Lithium Heparin or Ammonium Heparin
Lavender EDTA
Gray NaF(Soduim Floride) and KOx(Potassium Oxalate)
Tan EDTA
Dark Blue EDTA or None = Chemically Clean Tube with special stoppers
Pink EDTA
Pearl EDTA
Gray with yellow label/red & yellow Boric Acid
Black with Blue Insert NaC (Sodium Citrate)
Orange Polymer/Thrombin Gel & Serum
CPT (blue tiger) NaC (Soduim Citrate) and Polymer Gel
Created by: bekee360