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Sodium Citrate Chemistry
Which test is the Lavender tube used for CBC - helps preserves cell shape
best vein to draw from Median Cubital
What additives are in the Lavender tube EDTA
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Green tube additive Heparin
Light blue tube additive Sodium Citrate
Order of tubes drawn Sterile, Light Blue, Red, SST, Light Green, Green, Lavender, Grey
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Coagulation tubes Light blue
Plasma Separator rubes Green, Gray
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