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Phlebotomy Tube Test


WBC White blood cell count
WBC tube Lavender
WBC Department Hematology
WBC Specimen Whole blood
What does the WBC test for? Infection
Hgb A1C Glysolated Hemoglobin
Hgb A1C tube Lavender
Hgb A1C Department Chemistry
Hgb A1C Specimen Whole blood
What does Hgb A1C test for? Diabetes
HIV1 Human Immunodeficiency Virus
HIV1 tube SST
HIV1 Department Serology
HIV1 Specimen Serum
What does HIV1 test for? Screen for HIV
FSP Fibrin Split Products
FSP tube Light Blue
FSP Department Coagulation
FSP Specimen Plasma
What does FSP test for? Clotting issues
HCG Human Chorionic Gonadotropin
HCG tube SST
HCG Department Chemistry
HCG Specimen Serum
What does HCG test for? Pregnancy
RPR Rapid Plasma Reagin
RPR tube SST
RPR Dept. Serology
RPR Specmien Serum
What does RPR test for? Syphilis
ETOH Alocohol
ETOH tube Gray/Red
ETOH Dept. Chemistry
ETOH Specimen Plasma
What does ETOH test for? Intoxication
ABO/Rh Blood Group and Type
ABO/Rh tube Pink
ABO/Rh Dept. Blood bank
ABO/Rh Specimen Whole blood
What does ABO/Rh test for? Blood-typing
DNA Deoxyribonucleic Acid
DNA tube Yellow ACD(Acid citrate dextrose)
DNA Dept. Blood bank
DNA Specimen Plasma
What does DNA test for? Paternity
BMP Basic metabolic panel
BMP tube Red/SST
BMP Dept. Chemistry
BMP Specimen Serum
What does BMP test for? Body Systems
EOS Eosinphill
EOS tube Lavender
EOS Dept. Hematology
EOS Specimen Whole blood
What does EOS test for? Allergies
FE Total Iron
FE tube SST
FE Dept. Chemistry
FE Specimen Serum
What does FE test for? Anemia
Hct Hematocrit
Hct tube Lavender
Hct Dept. Hematology
Hct Specimen Whole blood
What does Hct test for? Anemia
Hgb Hemoglobin
Hgb tube Lavender
Hgb Dept. Hematology
Hgb Specimen Whole blood
What does Hgb test for? Anemia
RBC Red blood cell count
RBC tube Lavender
RBC Dept. Hematology
RBC Specimen Whole blood
What does RBC test for? Anemia
D-D1 D-Dimer
D-D1 tube Light blue
D-D1 Dept. Coagulation
D-D1 Specimen Plasma
What does D-D1 test for? Clotting issues
AFB Acid Fast Bacillus
AFB tube Green
AFB Dept. Microbiology
AFB Specimen Plasma
What does AFB test for? Mycobacteria
HBsAg Hep B Surface Antigen
HBsAg tube SST
HBsAg Dept. Serology
HBsAg Specimen Serum
What does HBsAg test for? Hepatitus B
FBS Fasting blood glucose/Fasting blood sugars
FBS tube Gray
FBS Dept. Chemistry
FBS Specimen Plasma
What does FBS test for? Diabetes
AST Aspartate
AST tube Red/Green gel
AST Dept. Chemistry
AST Specimen Serum/Plasma
What does AST test for? Liver disease
PT Prothrombin time
PT tube Light blue
PT Dept. Coagulation
PT Specimen Plasma
What does PT test for? Clotting
NH3 Ammonia
NH3 tube Lavender
NH3 Dept. Chemistry
NH3 Specimen Plasma
What does NH3 test for? Liver function
iCa++ Calcium
iCa++ tube Red/Green
iCa++ Dept. Chemistry
iCa++ Specimen Serum/Plasma
What does iCa++ test for? Cancer
Ab Antibody Screen
Ab tube Lavender
Ab Dept. Blood bank
Ab Specimen Whole blood
What does Ab test for? Atypical Antibodies
BC Blood Cultures
BC tube Bottles/SPS
BC Dept. Microbiology
BC Specimen Whole blood
What does BC test for? Septicema/bacteremia
Chol Cholesterol-HDL
Chol tube SST
Chol Dept. Chemistry
Chol Specimen Serum
What does Chol test for? Heart Disease
Bili Bilirubin
Bili tube SST, covered
Bili Dept. Chemistry
Bili Specimen Serum
What does Bili test for? Liver disease
ZN Zinc
ZN tube Royal blue
ZN Dept. Chemistry
ZN Specimen Serum
What does ZN test for? Liver dysfunction
BUN Blood Urea Nitrogen
BUN tube SST
BUN Dept. Chemistry
BUN Specimen Serum
What does BUN test for? Kidney function
CU Levels Copper
CU Levels tube Royal blue
CU Levels Dept. Chemistry
CU Levels Specimen Serum
What does CU levels test for? Kidney disease
AL Aluminum
AL tube Royal blue
AL Dept. Chemistry
AL Specimen Serum
What does AL test for? Trace metal
Pb Lead
Pb tube Royal blue/TA
Pb Dept. Chemistry
Pb Specimen Whole blood
What does Pb test for? Lead toxicity
Plt.ct Platelet count
Plt.ct tube Lavender
Plt.ct Dept. Hematology
Plt.ct Specimen Whole blood
What does Plt.ct test for? Bleeding Disorder
CO Level Carbon monoxide
CO level tube Lavender
CO Level Dept. Chemistry
CO Level Specimen Whole blood
What does CO Level test for? Co2 exposure
ACID P'tase Acid Phosphatase
ACID P'tase tube SST
ACID P'tase Dept. Chemistry
ACID P'tase Specimen Serum
What does ACID P'tase test for? Prostate cancer
CBC Complete blood count
CBC tube Lavender
CBC Dept. Hematology
CBC Specimen Whole blood
What does CBC test for? Blood diseases
CK Creatine kinase
CK tube SST
CK Dept. Chemistry
CK Specimen Serum
What does CK test for? Muscular Dystrophy



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