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PMI tube additives

dark navy, royal blue tube could be NO additive could be EDTA could be a special stopper
sterile yellow tube & blood culture bottles ACD-A ACD-B SPS
red tube glass-NO additive (blank) plastic-silica particles (serum)
SST tube (gold, tiger, jungle, speckled) polymer gel or thrombin gel & serum
light green PST tube or green tube sodium heparin lithium heparin ammonium heparin thixotropic gel
light blue (full) tube sodium citrate (NaC)
lavender tube EDTA
gray (fasting) tube sodium fluoride (NaF) potassium oxalate (KOx)
red, pink, pearl tube no anticoagulant (red) EDTA (pink) pear tube contains EDTA (known as plasma preparation tube)
bumble bee tube serum/thrombin gel/polymer gel
black w/blue insert tube NAC (sodium citrate)
orange RST (rapid serum tube) serum/thrombin gel/polymer gel
gray w/yellow label tube & red w/yellow top tube boric ACID
blue tiger CPT tube (cell preparation tube) NaC sodium citrate polymer gel
Created by: rosemariea1213



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