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WK11phleb t/f

Week eleven phlebotomy True/False

Urine is the specimen of choice for drug abuse testing True
When collecting cerebrospinal fluid, the first tube is used for clinical microbiology testing False (1st tube is discarded)
Synovial fluid is extracted aseptically from joint cavities True
Helicobacter pylori is a bacteria that damages the stomach lining and causes peptic ulcers True
The TB skin test is performed by holding the syringe at an angle of approximately 45 degrees False (It should be held at 20 degrees)
Throat cultures are most commonly obtained to determine the presence of streptococcal infections True
Gastric analysis involves passing a tube through the patient's nose and into the stomach True
Routine urinalysis (UA) is one of the most frequently requested laboratory procedures True
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) can be frozen to transport the specimen to the laboratory for testing False
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) is usually collected in four sterile containers numbered in the order in which they were collected False (They are collected in three containers)
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