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NHA Order of Draw HT

Order of Draw Cards for HTI Training

Yellow Tube: Dept, Additive, Specimen Microbiology : SPS : Whole Blood
Light Blue Tube: Dept, Additive, Specimen Coagulation : Sodium Citrate : Plasma
Red Tube: Dept, Additive, Specimen Serology : None : Serum
Tiger Tube: Dept, Additive, Specimen Chemistry : Clot Activator/Polymer Gel : Serum
Green Tube: Dept, Additive, Specimen Chemistry : Heparin/Sodium Heparin : Plasma
Lavender Tube: Dept, Additive, Specimen Hematology : EDTA : Whole Blood
Pink Tube: Dept, Additive, Specimen Chemistry : K2EDTA : Whole Blood/Plasma
Gray Tube: Dept, Additive, Specimen Chemistry : Potassium Oxalate/Sodium Fluoride : Plasma
Royal Blue Tube: Dept, Additive, Specimen Toxicology : Heparin/EDTA/None : Serum/Plasma
Tube- Blood Cultures Yellow
Tube- FUO Yellow
Tube- PTT (Heparin) Light Blue
Tube- PT/INR (Coumadin/Warfarin) Light Blue
Tube- HIV Red
Tube- Rheumatoid Factor Red
Tube- Chem Test Glucose Tiger
Tube- Cholesterol Tiger
Tube- Triglycerides Tiger
Tube- Potassium Tiger
Tube- STAT Chem Electrolytes Green
Tube- Ammonia Green
Tube- ABGs Green
Tube- Chromosome Screening Green
Tube- CBC Lavender
Tube- RBC Count Lavender
Tube- WBC Lavender
Tube- Platelet Count Lavender
Tube- Sickle Cell Lavender
Tube- HGB A1C Lavender
Tube- ESR Lavender
Tube- Hemoglobin & Hematocrit Lavender
Tube- Antibodies Pink
Tube- Type & Screen Pink
Tube- Crossmatch Pink
Tube- Blood Bank Pink
Tube- FBS Gray
Tube- GTT Gray
Tube- Blood Alcohol Level Gray
Tube- Lactic Acid Gray
Tube- Trace Elements Royal Blue
Tube- Toxicology Royal Blue
Tube- Nutritional Chemistry Royal Blue
Additive- Yellow SPS
Additive- Light Blue Sodium Citrate
Additive- Red Glass None
Additive- Tiger Clot Activator/Polymer Gel
Additive- Green Heparin/Sodium Heparin
Additive- Lavender EDTA
Additive- Pink K2EDTA
Additive- Gray Potassium Oxalate/Sodium Flouride
Additive- Royal Blue Heparin/EDTA/None
Sample Used- Yellow Whole Blood
Sample Used- Light Blue Plasma
Sample Used- Red Serum
Sample Used- Tiger Serum
Sample Used- Green Plasma
Sample Used- Lavender Whole Blood
Sample Used- Pink Whole Blood/Plasma
Sample Used- Gray Plasma
Sample Used- Royal Blue Serum/Plasma
Test & Reason- BMP General Metabolic Screen- BUN, Electrolytes, Glucose, Calcium
Test & Reason- Coronary Lipid Panel Assess Risk of Heart Disease- Cholesterol, HDL (High Density Lipoprotein), LDL (Low Density Lipoprotein), Triglycerides
Test & Reason- CMP Assess Overall Health of Patient- ALP, AST, Bilirubin, Albumin
Test & Reason- Glucose Assess Risk of Diabetes- 2 HR PPBS, FBS, GTT, HB A1C
Test & Reason- Liver Function Panel Assess Liver Function- ALP, Globulin, Total Protein
Test & Reason- Myocardial Infarction Determine Occurrence of Heart Attack and Time of Attack- Creatine Kinase, CK-MB, Troponin
Test & Reason- Renal Disease Assess kidney function- Creatine Clearance, Phosphorous
Test & Reason- aPTT Monitor herapin therapy
Test & Reason- PT Coagulation factor deficiency
Test & Reason- d-Dimer Disseminated intravascular coagulation
Test & Reason- Fibrinogen Risk of cardiovascular disease
Test & Reason- INR Monitor Coumadin therapy
Department responsible for infection control, finding microorganisms in patient Microbiology
Department responsible for evaluating immune system response through antibody therapy Serology/Immunology
Department responsible for assessing kidney disease Urinalysis/Clinical Microscopy
Test & Reason- ESR Determines sedimentation rate of RBCs to test inflammation
Test & Reason- Hct Measures the percentage of blood volume attributable to RBCs
Test & Reason- Hb Measures the level of Hb in blood as a whole/O2 carrying capacity
Test & Reason- Culture & Sensitivity Detect microorganisms and determine best antibiotic therapy
WBC White Blood Cell Count
TDM Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
NA Sodium
QNS Quantity Not Sufficient
Hct Hematocrit
RBC Red Blood Cell Count
ABG Arterial Blood Gasses
K Potassium
C&S Culture and Sensitivity
CAP College of American Pathologists
PLT Platelet
aPTT Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time
Mg Magnesium
GTT Glucose Tolerance Test
BNP Brain Neuritic Peptide
CMP Complete Metabolic Panel
BUN Blood Urea Nitrogen
FUO Fever of Unknown Origin
NHA National Health Career Association
MRSA Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus
DNR Do Not Resuscitate
OSHA Occupational Safety and Health Administration
AIDS Acquired Immunodeficiency Virus
PT Protime
ESR Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate
Hb Hemoglobin
PPE Personal Protective Equipment
NPO Nothing Per
ETOH Ethanol/Alcohol
Diff Differential
Ca Calcium
COC Chain of Custody
Fe Iron
SST Serum Separator Tube
CEU Continuing Educational Unit
C-Diff Clostridium Difficle
Created by: jasoneldert



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