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- contains EDTA - used in hematology - tests wholeblood sample wholeblood testing - INVERT LAVENDER
-contains sodium citrate -used in coagulation -test plasma sample testing plasma LIGHT BLUE
- no anticoagulant in tube - used in chemistry - tests serum GOLD
- contains heparin - used in chemistry & coagulation - tests plasma GREEN
- electrolyte tests (potassium, calcium, CO2 & chloride) -Trace Metals (lead, copper) GOLD, SST, LIGHT GREEN
- Troponin - heart marker; increased levels during MI. - also best for potassium determination LIGHT GREEN
- Trace Metals - definiceny, poisoning; lead, copper, manganese. - contains EDTA or hepairn ROYAL BLUE
- contains K2 or K3 EDTA - used in bloodbank - test patient plasma & donor RBC PINK
- ABO/Rh - Type & Screen - DAT - Crossmatch Bloodbank Tests - PINK
- contains gel separator in tube - used in serology - tests serum RED, GOLD, SST (sometimes)
- Anti-HIV - RPR(syphillis) - HBSAG(Hep B) - Mono - RA(rheumatoid arthritis) - Rubella Serology Tests - RED OR GOLD
-CBC -WBC Count -Platelet Count -H&H (hemoglobin & hematocrit) -ESR Hematology Tests - LAVENDER
-PT(Coumadin) -APTT(Heparin) -Fibrinogen(snake bites) -D-Dimer(DVT) Coagulation - LIGHT BLUE
-serum separated tube -gel in tube -used in chemstry -tests serum SST or TIGER TOP
where pathologic microorganisms are identified. Microbiology
Tests: blood, CSF, urine, throat, sputum, wound, feces, genitourinary (STD, Group B Strep) specimens. Microbiology
draw when patient has a fever; normally drawn in pairs.(microbiology) Blood Cultures
Blood cultures, fungal cultures, urine cultures, wound, throat, sputum, stool,& genital cultures, strep test, and gram stains. Microbiology Tests
Created by: jenneigh



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