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Phlebo Procedures-08

Tubes-Color/Top/Anticoagulant/Department/Test Examples

Light Blue ANTI: Na Citrate DEPT: Hematology IE: Coagulation; PT, PTT
Black ANTI: Na Citrate DEPT: Hematology IE: ESR Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate
Light Green ANTI: Lithium Heparin DEPT: Chemistry IE: Gen Chemistry tests; Immunology tests
Plain Green ANTI: Na Heparin DEPT: Chemistry IE: Lithium; Chemistry tests
Gray (White label) ANTI: K Oxalate (anticoagulant) Sodium Fluoride (antiglycolitic inhibitor) DEPT: Chemistry IE: Glucose; ETOH; Lactic Acid
Gray (Yellow label) ANIT: None DEPT: Microbiology IE: Urine Culture and Sensitivity
Royal Blue ANTI: Na EDTA or Na Heparin DEPT: Chemistry IE: Heavy Metals
Yellow ANTI: Acid Citrate Dextrose (ACD) DEPT: Hematology/Blood Bank IE: CBC Platelet problems, Reference tests, HLA Typing
Yellow/Red (Tiger Top) ANTI: None DEPT: Hematology (Urinalysis) IE: Urinalysis
Pink ANTI: K2 EDTA DEPT: Blood Bank IE: Typing/Cross Match
Red (SST)(Tiger Top)/ Red Plain ANTI: None, Clot activator/ Serum Separator DEPT: Blood Bank, Chemistry/Serology IE: Type and Screen, Crossmatch/ ANA, RPR
Lavender ANTI: K2 EDTA (Potassium) DEPT: Hematology/Chemistry IE: CBC; Differential, A1C, Ammonia
Created by: luparl



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