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Venepunture Final

Venepuncture Tubes

Yellow top tube *Additive-Sodium polyanetholsulfonate (SPS)*Additive function -prevents blood from clotting and stabilizes bacterial growth*Lab use- for blood or body fluid cultures
Red *additive- NONE *Lab use - serum testing, blood bank, serology
Red-gray (marbled) *additive -none BUT contains silica particles to enhance clot formation*labe use- coagulation testing
Light blue *Additive- soduim citrate*additive funtion- removes calcuim to prevent blood from clotting*Lab use for Chemistry testing
Green *Additive- Heparin (sodium/lithium/ammonium)*Aadditive funtion- inhibits thrombin formation to prevent clotting*Lab use-Chemistry testing
Green-gray (marbled)/ light green Additive- lithium heparin & gelAdditive function- for plasma separation*Lab use- used for plasma determination in chemistry studies
Yellow gray (marbled) Light green *Additive is thrombin*Lab use & additive funtion used for stat serum demonstrations in chemistry studies
Lavender *Additive- -Ethlenediaminete acid (EDTA)Additive function- removes calcuim to prevent blood from clotting*Lab use- used in hemetology testing
Gray Additive- Potasuim oxolate and sodium fluorideAdditive function- removes calcuim to prevent blood from clotting; fluoride inhibits glycolysisLab use for chemistry testing , epecially glucose & alcohol levels
Royal blue Additive _contians soduim heparin (also soduim EDTA)Additive function- inhibits thrombin formation to prevent clottingLab Use-used in Chemistry trace elements
Created by: nicole7788
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