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Chapter 2

Collection and Handling

Collection and Handling of Hematology Section Coagulation Section Whole blood (EDTA) Plasma (nonclotted blood) Serum (clotted blood)
Collection and Handling of Chemistry Sectiion Serum (SST tubes top) red speckled top -Plasma (Green top heparin) -Urine -Other body fluids -Centrifugation and Special handling
Collection and Handling of Blood Bank Section Proper ID critical!! Lavender top (EDTA) Pink Top (EDTA with special labeling) Red top (non-additive) SST NOT USED
Collection and Handling of Microbiology Section Blood (Phlebotomy Collection) May have to handle or transport: Urine, Throat, Sputum, Genitourinary tract, Wounds, Cerebrospinal fluid and Feces
Collection and Handling of Urinalysis Section -First morning sample -Random sample -24 hour sample Delivery of these samples to the laboratory
Hematology is the study of? The formed (cellular) elements of the blood for the purpose of making a diagnosis.
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